David Hargreaves

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A senior journalist and news editor with interest.co.nz, David Hargreaves has covered financial markets and economics both in New Zealand and Britain.

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27th May 20, 11:34am
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Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
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Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
27th May 20, 11:34am
27th May 20, 10:51am
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The Reserve Bank says in the lead-up to the level 4 lockdown some $800 mln of extra cash was pumped into circulation
The Reserve Bank says in the lead-up to the level 4 lockdown some $800 mln of extra cash was pumped into circulation
27th May 20, 10:51am
27th May 20, 5:02am
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ASB says confidence in the housing market outlook has fallen to a near eight-year low, with expectations for this to fall further in coming months
ASB says confidence in the housing market outlook has fallen to a near eight-year low, with expectations for this to fall further in coming months
27th May 20, 5:02am
26th May 20, 3:30pm
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Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
26th May 20, 3:30pm
26th May 20, 10:17am
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Our national airline says there's still too much uncertainty to forecast earnings for the financial year that ends in a month, but says it hasn't needed to draw on the $900m loan facility offered by the taxpayer yet
Our national airline says there's still too much uncertainty to forecast earnings for the financial year that ends in a month, but says it hasn't needed to draw on the $900m loan facility offered by the taxpayer yet
26th May 20, 10:17am
21st May 20, 3:16pm
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Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
21st May 20, 3:16pm
21st May 20, 11:25am
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David Hargreaves says the next few months will be a big test for the banks - and how the banks react is likely to be long-remembered by the public
David Hargreaves says the next few months will be a big test for the banks - and how the banks react is likely to be long-remembered by the public
21st May 20, 11:25am
21st May 20, 8:53am
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Fonterra says wide ranging milk price forecast for new season reflects global uncertainty; mid price for current season now set at $7.20; earnings for current year still picked to be between 15c-25c a share
Fonterra says wide ranging milk price forecast for new season reflects global uncertainty; mid price for current season now set at $7.20; earnings for current year still picked to be between 15c-25c a share
21st May 20, 8:53am
20th May 20, 3:39pm
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Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
20th May 20, 3:39pm
20th May 20, 8:56am
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Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
20th May 20, 8:56am
19th May 20, 1:58pm
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David Hargreaves has a deeper dive through the Reserve Bank's latest figures on mortgage lending by debt-to-income ratio and finds that buyers across the spectrum have been stretching themselves further
David Hargreaves has a deeper dive through the Reserve Bank's latest figures on mortgage lending by debt-to-income ratio and finds that buyers across the spectrum have been stretching themselves further
19th May 20, 1:58pm
18th May 20, 3:50pm
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New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios continued to blow out right up till the lockdown - and first home buyers were in the frontline
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios continued to blow out right up till the lockdown - and first home buyers were in the frontline
18th May 20, 3:50pm
18th May 20, 10:39am
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ANZ economists now predict the Reserve Bank will increase the quantitative easing programme to $90 billion by August if not sooner
ANZ economists now predict the Reserve Bank will increase the quantitative easing programme to $90 billion by August if not sooner
18th May 20, 10:39am
14th May 20, 3:05pm
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We wrap up some of the public comments made in reaction to the 2020 Budget
We wrap up some of the public comments made in reaction to the 2020 Budget
14th May 20, 3:05pm
13th May 20, 5:21pm
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The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
The Reserve Bank has put forward three scenarios for how the economy might pan out depending on what level of pandemic containment measures will be required. None of the scenarios are rosy
13th May 20, 5:21pm
13th May 20, 3:11pm
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Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
Reserve Bank says it will be 'closely monitoring' movements in retail interest rates and bank margins; sees house prices falling 9% over the rest of this year
13th May 20, 3:11pm
11th May 20, 1:09pm
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ANZ Business Outlook preliminary results for May saw a rise in 'forward-looking activity indicators' but levels remain very low
ANZ Business Outlook preliminary results for May saw a rise in 'forward-looking activity indicators' but levels remain very low
11th May 20, 1:09pm
11th May 20, 10:58am
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Statistics New Zealand says the impact of the lockdown saw each New Zealander on average spending about $520 less in April than they did in March
Statistics New Zealand says the impact of the lockdown saw each New Zealander on average spending about $520 less in April than they did in March
11th May 20, 10:58am
11th May 20, 9:28am
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Z cancels final dividend for year after reporting $88 million after-tax loss; has attained some 'covenant relief' from lenders; aims to reduce costs by up to $96 mln this year
Z cancels final dividend for year after reporting $88 million after-tax loss; has attained some 'covenant relief' from lenders; aims to reduce costs by up to $96 mln this year
11th May 20, 9:28am
7th May 20, 3:22pm
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The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
The onset of the Covid-19 crisis has sent expectations of inflation over the next two years plummeting to new lows in a new influential RBNZ survey; house price drop of nearly 5.5% seen in next year
7th May 20, 3:22pm

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