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A driver prepares to tie a load of logs to his truck at the Port of Lyttelton near Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. New Zealand's economy shrank by a record 12.2% in the second quarter due to a strict coronavirus lockdown, but forecasts show some bright spots among the gloom. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

New Zealand economy shrinks record 12% due to virus lockdown

Sep. 16, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's economy shrank by a record 12.2% in the second quarter due to a strict coronavirus lockdown, but forecasts indicate activity is bouncing back. Statistics New Zealand released figures Thursday showing GDP had fallen far more than ever previously recorded and...

The New Zealand Stock Exchange board is shown on the side of Jarden Building in central Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. New Zealand's government and overseas spy agency are getting involved after ongoing cyber attacks have disrupted the New Zealand stock exchange several times this week. (Greg Bowker/New Zealand Herald via AP)

New Zealand investigating stock market cyber attacks

Aug. 28, 2020 6:21 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government and its foreign spy agency are getting involved after cyber attacks disrupted trading on the nation’s stock market several times this week. The attacks have affected the private company NZX which hosts the market, halting trading for up...