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

26th Mar 20, 10:43am
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The country's largest airport has suspended plans for a second runway, a domestic Jet Hub, a multi-storey carpark, and construction of the 146-room Mercure Hotel near the airport shopping centre
The country's largest airport has suspended plans for a second runway, a domestic Jet Hub, a multi-storey carpark, and construction of the 146-room Mercure Hotel near the airport shopping centre
26th Mar 20, 10:43am
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26th Mar 20, 9:09am
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The Warehouse says it did believe it was an 'essential service' at the time it stated so to the sharemarket; has now cancelled its dividend; profit guidance withdrawn; share price falls
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The Warehouse says it did believe it was an 'essential service' at the time it stated so to the sharemarket; has now cancelled its dividend; profit guidance withdrawn; share price falls
26th Mar 20, 9:09am
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
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Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
Whether it was down to early coronavirus concerns, or just increased worries over affordability, first home buyers pulled back sharply from the market last month
25th Mar 20, 3:45pm
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
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BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis has 'pencilled in' a -5% fall in economic activity for the June quarter 'but it could easily be more than double this': Unemployment may later hit 9%
25th Mar 20, 3:01pm
25th Mar 20, 1:39pm
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Latest release of daily trade data from Stats NZ shows that exports last week were 3.7% ahead of the equivalent week a year ago, but imports were down 11%
Latest release of daily trade data from Stats NZ shows that exports last week were 3.7% ahead of the equivalent week a year ago, but imports were down 11%
25th Mar 20, 1:39pm
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24th Mar 20, 3:43pm
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RBNZ loosens rules so banks can give coronavirus-affected mortgage holders a 6-month payment holiday; Govt stumps up $6.25 billion to guarantee business loans
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RBNZ loosens rules so banks can give coronavirus-affected mortgage holders a 6-month payment holiday; Govt stumps up $6.25 billion to guarantee business loans
24th Mar 20, 3:43pm
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
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Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
Reserve Bank Governor says banks must not 'just stop lending to everyone' and need to have the courage to 'get out and lend'
17th Mar 20, 11:48am
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
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Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
Our economists are talking recession with a capital R: 'It won't be a shallow one'
16th Mar 20, 4:54pm
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
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Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
Reserve Bank says it wants the country's banks to be focused on looking after their customers
16th Mar 20, 1:20pm
16th Mar 20, 10:31am
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Our national airline is cutting long haul international services by 85% and domestic services by 30% in reaction to the Government's travel restrictions
Our national airline is cutting long haul international services by 85% and domestic services by 30% in reaction to the Government's travel restrictions
16th Mar 20, 10:31am
25th Feb 20, 11:13am
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David Hargreaves offers alternatives to what the Government is proposing with its revamp of New Zealand's tenancy rules
David Hargreaves offers alternatives to what the Government is proposing with its revamp of New Zealand's tenancy rules
25th Feb 20, 11:13am
24th Feb 20, 10:10am
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Air New Zealand slashes profit forecast for the financial year to June; services to Seoul suspended till June; total flight capacity to Asia cut by 17% through to June
Air New Zealand slashes profit forecast for the financial year to June; services to Seoul suspended till June; total flight capacity to Asia cut by 17% through to June
24th Feb 20, 10:10am
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
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David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
20th Feb 20, 11:15am
The twin threats of coronavirus and drought are putting different kinds of pressure on dairy prices
The twin threats of coronavirus and drought are putting different kinds of pressure on dairy prices
20th Feb 20, 11:15am
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
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New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
New Reserve Bank figures show that household debt to income ratios are blowing out again after reducing during 2018
20th Feb 20, 10:33am
18th Feb 20, 11:48am
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Westpac economists, who nearly a year ago forecast surging house prices for this year, now say house price inflation will hit 10%
Westpac economists, who nearly a year ago forecast surging house prices for this year, now say house price inflation will hit 10%
18th Feb 20, 11:48am
18th Feb 20, 8:31am
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Capital Economics chief economist says the virus crisis could add to 'a growing pushback' against large and complex supply chains
Capital Economics chief economist says the virus crisis could add to 'a growing pushback' against large and complex supply chains
18th Feb 20, 8:31am
17th Feb 20, 2:26pm
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ANZ economists see trouble ahead for the economy from the declining rate in growth of bank deposits at a time of strong demand for credit
ANZ economists see trouble ahead for the economy from the declining rate in growth of bank deposits at a time of strong demand for credit
17th Feb 20, 2:26pm
17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
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BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
BNZ economists caution that the hit to the NZ economy from our worsening Big Dry could be as bad as the impact from coronavirus and they say a recession is a 'very real risk'
17th Feb 20, 1:11pm
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13th Feb 20, 11:05am
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The country's first and largest licensed peer to peer lender is pulling out of the P2P market in favour of all wholesale funding of its lending activities; competitor Squirrel is expanding its retail offering
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The country's first and largest licensed peer to peer lender is pulling out of the P2P market in favour of all wholesale funding of its lending activities; competitor Squirrel is expanding its retail offering
13th Feb 20, 11:05am

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