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JPMorgan's NZ branch gets formal warning from central bank over lack of risk assessment plan in 2013 ** MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, MRP, DNZ drop on weakening yield demand ** NZ dollar little changed as Australian GDP shows healthy household consumption ** AsureQuality posts 5% drop in 1H profit as costs rise; expects to beat FY target ** Carter Holt cladding 'inherently defective', appeal court hears ** Kordia turns to profit in 1H as Australian business improves ** Rex Bionics widens full-year loss as commercialisation costs rise ** NZ government launches Ageing Well, the latest national science challenge ** NZ residential building activity rises 4.3% in 4th-qtr, driven by Canterbury ** Spark sells Telecom Rentals for $106M to Australia's FlexiGroup ** Auckland houses prices fall in February as volume, listings pick up ** NZX appoints First NZ Capital as NXT market maker ** NZX share trading climbs in February, equity market tops $100bln ** NZ dollar benefits from commodity currency gains after RBA decision, Canadian GDP ** While you were sleeping: Stocks slide on car sales ** Dairy product prices rise with butter and cheddar ** Bankrupt Bryers needs to get back on his feet, lawyer in discharge hearing says ** MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Warehouse; Diligent falls on downgrade ** NZ dollar falls vs. Australian dollar after RBA keeps rates on hold ** RBA hold cash rate at 2.25%, says further easing 'may be appropriate' **

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