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EMBARGOED TILL MONDAY: Countdown adds insurance services to supermarket offering ** Solid Energy annual losses mount with another $110.6 mln in write-downs ** CORRECT: China lifts temporary ban on Fonterra whey products but one by Russia remains ** MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; led by Ebos on positive guidance ** China lifts ban on Fonterra whey powders introduced after botulism scare ** NZ dollar heads for 0.5% gain in October as traders ponder greenback strength ** Heartland affirms FY guidance, sees consumer lending growth of up to 10% ** Xero 3Q cash burn slows as customer receipts rise 19% ** Air NZ, PT Garuda Indonesia win Australian cartel case ** Ebos 1Q trading up 10%, new CEO Davies says ** Westland Milk Products proposes new investment share for its farmer shareholders ** NZ building consents drop at fastest pace in more than 2 years in September ** Ebos buys Australian BlackHawk pet food business for $57.8 mln ** DNZ Property refinances $400 mln banking facility, extends maturity ** ANZ New Zealand boosts FY profit 17% on home loan growth ** OceanaGold Q3 profit falls on lower gold price; shares drop ** Intueri charged over student death at NZ diving school ** AWF first-half profit jumps 54% on Madison acquisition, lifts dividend ** NZ dollar gains as investors shy away placing more bets for the US dollar to gain ** While you were sleeping: Visa, MasterCard rally **

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