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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Articles by David Hargreaves

19th Jan 20, 6:31am
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David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
David Hargreaves sifts through some of the building and infrastructure changes planned by the Government for this year and concludes they could have very significant impact, if the election doesn't get in the way - and that's a big if
19th Jan 20, 6:31am
16th Jan 20, 9:26am
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REINZ says number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in December 2019 increased by 12.3% from the same time last year to 6,285 up from 5,596; Auckland sales up 31.7% on same month a year earlier
REINZ says number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in December 2019 increased by 12.3% from the same time last year to 6,285 up from 5,596; Auckland sales up 31.7% on same month a year earlier
16th Jan 20, 9:26am
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
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David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
David Hargreaves cunningly avoids making any predictions as he outlines some of the economic-related issues he's looking out for in the year ahead
15th Jan 20, 11:10am
[Updated]
14th Jan 20, 11:23am
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Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
[Updated]
Stats NZ reports that a 2.7% lift in monthly building consents for November saw the annual level of consents around the country hit over 37,000 for the first time since the 1970s
14th Jan 20, 11:23am
13th Jan 20, 1:12pm
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ANZ economists say 'if things really start to get silly' in the housing market, the Reserve Bank would have the option of tightening loan to value ratio restrictions again
ANZ economists say 'if things really start to get silly' in the housing market, the Reserve Bank would have the option of tightening loan to value ratio restrictions again
13th Jan 20, 1:12pm
19th Dec 19, 10:03am
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Real Estate Institute chief executive Bindi Norwell sees more regional growth in the year ahead and with Auckland 'potentially starting to see some uplift'
Real Estate Institute chief executive Bindi Norwell sees more regional growth in the year ahead and with Auckland 'potentially starting to see some uplift'
19th Dec 19, 10:03am
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
A price of around $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids is still seen as likely for Fonterra farmers, with the sharp falls in auction prices seen as being a glitch
18th Dec 19, 10:43am
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
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David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
David Hargreaves tries to overcome his astonishment at the speed with which 2019 has disappeared and outlines some of the key economic developments as he has seen it over the past 12 months
17th Dec 19, 8:11am
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
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Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
Economists forecast that GDP figures out this week will show growth in the September quarter came in above Reserve Bank expectations
16th Dec 19, 1:02pm
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
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David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
David Hargreaves assesses the country's missed infrastructure opportunity while conceding that the Coalition has set itself up well for the election campaign next year
12th Dec 19, 2:42pm
[Updated]
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
[Updated]
Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
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David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
9th Dec 19, 10:06am
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a2 Milk Company says its managing director Jayne Hrdlicka 'has agreed to step down' with former chief Geoffrey Babidge retaking the reins for the time being; share price drops sharply
a2 Milk Company says its managing director Jayne Hrdlicka 'has agreed to step down' with former chief Geoffrey Babidge retaking the reins for the time being; share price drops sharply
9th Dec 19, 10:06am
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
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Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
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ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
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ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
5th Dec 19, 8:42am
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Final report on retail fuel market recommends 'terminal gate pricing regime' similar to in Australia, requiring all importers to offer a 'spot' price; Govt aims to 'break stranglehold' of big fuel companies
Final report on retail fuel market recommends 'terminal gate pricing regime' similar to in Australia, requiring all importers to offer a 'spot' price; Govt aims to 'break stranglehold' of big fuel companies
5th Dec 19, 8:42am
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
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Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
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David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
28th Nov 19, 3:48pm
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ASB economists now say they expect just one more cut to the Official Cash Rate, in May next year; see some 'material upside risk' to GDP growth forecasts
ASB economists now say they expect just one more cut to the Official Cash Rate, in May next year; see some 'material upside risk' to GDP growth forecasts
28th Nov 19, 3:48pm

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