Two more state-owned assets could be on the block this year and the Government's not ruling out Air New Zealand being one of them.
Mighty River Power shares debuted on the share market this afternoon, and immediately leapt 20c - or about 8 percent - in value.
Mighty River Power shares climbed 9.2 percent to $2.73 when they debuted on the NZX.
All eyes will be on the Mighty River Power share price when the company lists this afternoon.
Finance Minister Bill English says the Government is "happy enough" with the price achieved for Mighty River Power shares.
Finance Minister Bill English has announced the share price for Mighty River Power this evening.
Shearer says it won't be difficult for anti-asset sales campaigners to collect the remaining signatures they need.
Anti-asset sales campaigners will be back on the streets today to collect more signatures demanding a referendum.
The anti-assets sales petition designed to embarrass the Government has backfired big time.
The Greens are vowing to collect the 16,500 extra signatures they need to force a referendum on asset sales, the prime minister says they should give up.
A petition calling for a referendum on asset sales has been rejected by Parliament because there were around 100,000 invalid signatures.
Interest in the Mighty River Power share offer has been strong, despite the controversies that have dogged it along the way.
Markets specialists are predicting the uptake in buying shares in Mighty River Power will be lower than the Government hoped.
There could be a last-minute rush for Might River Power shares as the share offer closes today.
Today is the last day for investors to apply for Mighty River Power shares.
Fisher Funds will invest in Mighty River, but they expect the price to be affected by the Green and Labour policy.
The Prime Minister is likely to receive a frosty reception when he arrives in the Canterbury township of Hanmer this morning.
Anti-asset sales protesters are planning to rally across the country this weekend.
The Opposition's plan to regulate the power sector is giving seasoned investors pause for thought.
Fewer than one in ten people who applied for shares in MRP have pulled out following the Opposition's announcement to restructure.
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