David Hargreaves

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A senior journalist and news editor with interest.co.nz, David Hargreaves has covered financial markets and economics for 35 years both in New Zealand and Britain.

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Articles by David Hargreaves

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22nd Oct 19, 9:00am
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Fonterra gives new milk price range for the season of $6.55-$7.55 per kilogram of milk solids; says it has been achieving 'good prices' for its milk so far
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Fonterra gives new milk price range for the season of $6.55-$7.55 per kilogram of milk solids; says it has been achieving 'good prices' for its milk so far
22nd Oct 19, 9:00am
20th Oct 19, 6:02am
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David Hargreaves says the Government's supposed year of delivery has been a non-starter. But key decisions in the final two months of the year may set the tone for the economy in 2020
David Hargreaves says the Government's supposed year of delivery has been a non-starter. But key decisions in the final two months of the year may set the tone for the economy in 2020
20th Oct 19, 6:02am
16th Oct 19, 12:51pm
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Despite the fairly flat outcome in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists are increasingly optimistic of a strong milk price return for farmers this season
Despite the fairly flat outcome in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists are increasingly optimistic of a strong milk price return for farmers this season
16th Oct 19, 12:51pm
16th Oct 19, 5:00am
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A new survey conducted for law firm Simpson Grierson has found 77% of the businesses contacted intend to reinvest here within the next three years; Govt not seen as supportive, however
A new survey conducted for law firm Simpson Grierson has found 77% of the businesses contacted intend to reinvest here within the next three years; Govt not seen as supportive, however
16th Oct 19, 5:00am
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm
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New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
New Zealand may have just seen its biggest quarterly price rises in a year - and yet at the same time annual inflation could drop to an 18 month low
14th Oct 19, 12:00pm
13th Oct 19, 6:02am
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With the RBNZ due to review its loan to value ratio restrictions next month, David Hargreaves assesses the chances of a resurgence in the housing market and therefore a boost to the economy
With the RBNZ due to review its loan to value ratio restrictions next month, David Hargreaves assesses the chances of a resurgence in the housing market and therefore a boost to the economy
13th Oct 19, 6:02am
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
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International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
International independent research firm Capital Economics says the risks are 'skewed' to the RBNZ making more cuts, possibly into negative interest rates - 'if the Government doesn't step up it's game soon'
9th Oct 19, 3:29pm
8th Oct 19, 9:12am
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Mercury's Chief Executive Fraser Whineray will join Fonterra in the newly created title of Chief Operating Officer from early next year
Mercury's Chief Executive Fraser Whineray will join Fonterra in the newly created title of Chief Operating Officer from early next year
8th Oct 19, 9:12am
7th Oct 19, 3:00pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson's presided over another strong financial year for the Crown - but he's still not expected as yet to provide the fiscal kick many are seeking for the economy
Finance Minister Grant Robertson's presided over another strong financial year for the Crown - but he's still not expected as yet to provide the fiscal kick many are seeking for the economy
7th Oct 19, 3:00pm
7th Oct 19, 8:00am
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Government reverses previous clampdown by the National administration on parents of migrants being allowed to settle here; move follows a previous reversal by this Govt on temporary visas
Government reverses previous clampdown by the National administration on parents of migrants being allowed to settle here; move follows a previous reversal by this Govt on temporary visas
7th Oct 19, 8:00am
6th Oct 19, 4:46am
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David Hargreaves says with an Official Cash Rate that could well be as low as 0.5% by Christmas, it is not too hard to imagine an OCR with a minus sign in front of it by later next year
David Hargreaves says with an Official Cash Rate that could well be as low as 0.5% by Christmas, it is not too hard to imagine an OCR with a minus sign in front of it by later next year
6th Oct 19, 4:46am
2nd Oct 19, 3:37pm
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Reserve Bank is proposing formal requirements for banks to provide access to cash deposits and withdrawals and wants the power to set standards for machines that process and dispense cash
Reserve Bank is proposing formal requirements for banks to provide access to cash deposits and withdrawals and wants the power to set standards for machines that process and dispense cash
2nd Oct 19, 3:37pm
1st Oct 19, 2:48pm
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Directors say it is 'clear' that additional financial resources will be required for the Reserve Bank in the future
Directors say it is 'clear' that additional financial resources will be required for the Reserve Bank in the future
1st Oct 19, 2:48pm
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1st Oct 19, 10:13am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion suggests GDP could fall below 1% later this year; RBNZ likely to be forced to cut interest rates further
1st Oct 19, 10:13am
30th Sep 19, 3:00pm
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Government says the big banks have promised not to close any regional branches while a four-location trial of banking hubs is under way from early next year
Government says the big banks have promised not to close any regional branches while a four-location trial of banking hubs is under way from early next year
30th Sep 19, 3:00pm
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30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows that the Reserve Bank's 'shock and Orr' cut to interest rates last month has done little to improve sentiment in the business community
30th Sep 19, 1:23pm
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26th Sep 19, 2:57pm
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Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is 'monitoring' the banks to assess any degree that they might be 'front loading' the central bank's upcoming capital proposals; says bank customers should 'question' their banks on issues of competition
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Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is 'monitoring' the banks to assess any degree that they might be 'front loading' the central bank's upcoming capital proposals; says bank customers should 'question' their banks on issues of competition
26th Sep 19, 2:57pm
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
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Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
Fonterra is employing a back to basics strategy that will involve it getting rid of its overseas 'milk pools' over time; is targeting lower dividends in the immediate future and will not borrow to pay for these
26th Sep 19, 8:46am
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25th Sep 19, 2:07pm
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Reserve Bank makes no change to Official Cash Rate but says it still has scope to provide further stimulus in future if that's needed
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Reserve Bank makes no change to Official Cash Rate but says it still has scope to provide further stimulus in future if that's needed
25th Sep 19, 2:07pm
25th Sep 19, 8:47am
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Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
Fonterra says it has $1 billion available for debt reduction after completing its latest asset sale
25th Sep 19, 8:47am

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