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RESEND: MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall a second day as dollar weakens; Spark drops ** NZ dollar heads for 2.1% weekly decline after RBNZ shifts bias to neutral ** NZ lamb wool price jumps to 3 1/2 year high on increased demand ** NZ migration surged to a record in 2014, helped by robust economy ** NZ home building consents fall 2.1% in December, first decline in 3 months ** Equitise launches new crowdfunding platform raising money for Tourism Radio ** Orion shares drop to record low on warning contract & billing delays will dent sales ** GeoOp names Ben Foote as CEO, replacing Leanne Graham ** RESEND: Wynyard missed 2014 annual revenue forecast due to timing of key contracts ** NZ dollar touches fresh 4-year low as traders bet on RBNZ interest rate cuts ** While you were sleeping: McDonald’s, Boeing rally ** MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 falls from a record as investors shed yield stocks after RBNZ comments ** Fonterra's reduced milk volume forecast may help lift weak global prices, Westpac says ** NZ dollar drops after Reserve Bank abandons bias to raise interest rates ** NZ Oil & Gas will return $63.2M of excess cash to shareholders next month ** Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO as it targets North American market ** Americans the biggest buyers of New Zealand land since 2010, Linz data shows ** Fonterra drops forecast milk volumes by 3.3 percent, reduces sales ** UPDATED: Briscoe considers customer loyalty programme to stoke online sales, Duke says ** NZ venison, lamb ventures targeting wealthy consumers win $41 mln of funding **

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