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

21st Apr 19, 6:02am
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While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
While the high-end of town will be chuffed with the Government's torpedoing of Capital Gains Tax, the less well-off won't be. A successful revamp of Labour's flagship housing policies could help a lot, says David Hargreaves
21st Apr 19, 6:02am
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17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
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Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
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Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
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David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
9th Apr 19, 11:47am
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David Hargreaves ponders whether we need a rethink of how we structure and fund our primary gatherer of statistical information - and maybe we should start with scrapping the 2018 census and starting again
David Hargreaves ponders whether we need a rethink of how we structure and fund our primary gatherer of statistical information - and maybe we should start with scrapping the 2018 census and starting again
9th Apr 19, 11:47am
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
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Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
Westpac economists say an Official Cash Rate reduction could cause mortgage rates to fall even further, increasing the risk of 'stoking' the housing market
8th Apr 19, 12:57pm
3rd Apr 19, 11:46am
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Kiwibank economists say there's a 40% chance the Reserve Bank might have to continue cutting interest rates next year, while they see the New Zealand dollar possibly dropping into the US50s
Kiwibank economists say there's a 40% chance the Reserve Bank might have to continue cutting interest rates next year, while they see the New Zealand dollar possibly dropping into the US50s
3rd Apr 19, 11:46am
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2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
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2nd Apr 19, 10:24am
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NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses have started 2019 more downbeat about the economy; economists see survey results pointing to fall in interest rates
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NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows businesses have started 2019 more downbeat about the economy; economists see survey results pointing to fall in interest rates
2nd Apr 19, 10:24am
28th Mar 19, 8:17am
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Two academics and a long time trade unionist named as the 'externals' on the new committee that will decide on New Zealand's official interest rates
Two academics and a long time trade unionist named as the 'externals' on the new committee that will decide on New Zealand's official interest rates
28th Mar 19, 8:17am
27th Mar 19, 4:02pm
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The first OCR decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee was going to be interesting anyway, but now it promises to be compelling
The first OCR decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee was going to be interesting anyway, but now it promises to be compelling
27th Mar 19, 4:02pm
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
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Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
26th Mar 19, 8:08am
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David Hargreaves expresses reservations about Fonterra's efforts to turn itself around
David Hargreaves expresses reservations about Fonterra's efforts to turn itself around
26th Mar 19, 8:08am
20th Mar 19, 3:50pm
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Rising global dairy prices are increasing Fonterra's chances of being able to pay a farmgate milk price at the top end of its current forecast range
Rising global dairy prices are increasing Fonterra's chances of being able to pay a farmgate milk price at the top end of its current forecast range
20th Mar 19, 3:50pm
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20th Mar 19, 8:49am
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Fonterra's new chief executive says the co-operative needs to put New Zealand 'front and centre' and extract the maximum value from milk produced here
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Fonterra's new chief executive says the co-operative needs to put New Zealand 'front and centre' and extract the maximum value from milk produced here
20th Mar 19, 8:49am
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19th Mar 19, 7:46am
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China's largest dairy producer Yili will pay $588 million for the Westland Co-operative Dairy Company
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China's largest dairy producer Yili will pay $588 million for the Westland Co-operative Dairy Company
19th Mar 19, 7:46am
18th Mar 19, 1:50pm
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ANZ economists say 'an immediate dip' in tourist arrivals can be expected in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks 'particularly from traditionally more risk-averse markets in Asia'
ANZ economists say 'an immediate dip' in tourist arrivals can be expected in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks 'particularly from traditionally more risk-averse markets in Asia'
18th Mar 19, 1:50pm
14th Mar 19, 1:40pm
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GDP figures out next week widely expected to show an annual economic growth rate below 3% for the first time since late 2014
GDP figures out next week widely expected to show an annual economic growth rate below 3% for the first time since late 2014
14th Mar 19, 1:40pm
14th Mar 19, 9:52am
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Ratings agency S&P Global says while the global economy is more leveraged that it was at the time of the GFC the likelihood of a widespread investor exodus is contained
Ratings agency S&P Global says while the global economy is more leveraged that it was at the time of the GFC the likelihood of a widespread investor exodus is contained
14th Mar 19, 9:52am
13th Mar 19, 2:34pm
Kathmandu is warning that customers' personal and payment information details may have been compromised
Kathmandu is warning that customers' personal and payment information details may have been compromised
13th Mar 19, 2:34pm
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13th Mar 19, 12:32pm
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REINZ says sales were down at a time when they are normally strong; Auckland had lowest number of sales in a non-January month since 2010
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REINZ says sales were down at a time when they are normally strong; Auckland had lowest number of sales in a non-January month since 2010
13th Mar 19, 12:32pm

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