David Hargreaves

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20 Aug 18, 11:47am
ANZ's economists change their call and now no longer expect official interest rates to rise in the foreseeable future
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20 Aug 18, 10:40am
Banks continue to trim mortgage interest rates following 'dovish' statements from the Reserve Bank
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17 Aug 18, 12:01pm
David Hargreaves argues the Government needs to concede that the creation of Fonterra was the wrong thing to do and start again
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15 Aug 18, 6:58pm
Top Chinese property website says if anyone has been driving up house prices, 'it’s your rich dad and uncle, not rich Chinese'
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15 Aug 18, 11:51am
Westpac's chief economist abruptly changes tack and now forecasts a house price rally early next year, with prices to climb 1.5% in the first quarter; RBNZ was the 'game changer'
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15 Aug 18, 8:25am
Embattled dairy giant Fonterra has appointed Miles Hurrell as interim CEO with immediate effect; Theo Spierings will leave at the end of the month
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14 Aug 18, 9:32am
The fact borrowing on the 100,000 KiwiBuild houses will mostly fall outside the LVR restrictions may force a rethink on macro-prudential policies
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10 Aug 18, 3:25pm
David Hargreaves says Fonterra needs to undergo a massive overhaul otherwise the consequences could be quite drastic
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10 Aug 18, 8:58am
Fonterra says dividend will be just 10c, down from 40c, while final milk price for season just gone has been cut to $6.70 from the expected $6.75; Shareholders' Council says situation 'unacceptable'
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9 Aug 18, 1:33pm
Dairy giant Fonterra has gone into a trading halt on NZX while it determines whether earnings from the July year will be different to that previously forecast
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9 Aug 18, 9:08am
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; Governor now says next move won't occur till 2020; still sees next move as either up or down
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8 Aug 18, 3:39pm
Influential RBNZ Survey of expectations shows anticipated inflation of 2.04% in two years time, up from 2.01% in May; however, GDP tipped to grow just 2.32% in next year, down from 2.64% as expected in May
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8 Aug 18, 2:57pm
Auckland Council points to surging housing consent numbers particularly on 'brownfield sites' as evidence the Unitary Plan is working and 'helping deliver a more compact city'
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6 Aug 18, 4:06pm
ANZ economists expect building industry to 'muddle through' at still-high activity levels, but it's not an easy road ahead
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6 Aug 18, 2:56pm
Kiwibank economists estimate a national shortfall of over 100,000 homes so see no chance of 'oversupply' fuelling a correction; don't believe the RBNZ will be easing LVRs any time soon
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2 Aug 18, 2:39pm
David Hargreaves says while the figures show just a trickle of Kiwis now heading to Australia, history tells us the trickle tends to very quickly become a torrent
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1 Aug 18, 10:45am
'Poorly performing' Auckland projects blamed for tipping construction company over the edge
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27 Jul 18, 7:43am
David Hargreaves mulls whether the sudden sharp drop-off in first home buyers taking up mortgages is just a glitch or shows that people are waiting for KiwiBuild
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25 Jul 18, 3:44pm
Total monthly mortgage borrowing figures dropped sharply in June, while the first home buyers had their smallest share of new mortgage lending so far this year
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24 Jul 18, 10:52am
David Hargreaves suggests that if the Government is considering lifting its spending cap it should do so as a one-off and for specific infrastructure projects
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