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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 Apr 21, 11:35am
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Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
Economists see short term inflationary pressures due to one-off costs, but expect these to recede as the year goes on and see little imminent need for interest rate rises
19th Apr 21, 11:35am
16th Apr 21, 7:20am
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US retail sales sizzle; American job claims plummet; Canada's economy struggling; UST 10yr at 1.55%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.7 USc; TWI-5 = 73.7
US retail sales sizzle; American job claims plummet; Canada's economy struggling; UST 10yr at 1.55%; oil steady, gold up; NZ$1 = 71.7 USc; TWI-5 = 73.7
16th Apr 21, 7:20am
15th Apr 21, 7:20am
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Fed says US recovery 'accelerated'; Powell says 'taper' will come before rate rises; Coinbase lists; UST 10yr at 1.64%; oil much firmer, gold down; NZ$1 = 71.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
Fed says US recovery 'accelerated'; Powell says 'taper' will come before rate rises; Coinbase lists; UST 10yr at 1.64%; oil much firmer, gold down; NZ$1 = 71.5 USc; TWI-5 = 73.5
15th Apr 21, 7:20am
14th Apr 21, 7:20am
85
US inflation surges; China's imports rise very strongly; Australian business conditions hit a high; UST 10yr at 1.63%; oil slightly firmer, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
US inflation surges; China's imports rise very strongly; Australian business conditions hit a high; UST 10yr at 1.63%; oil slightly firmer, gold up; NZ$1 = 70.5 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
14th Apr 21, 7:20am
13th Apr 21, 10:23am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that supply chain disruptions 'are contributing to the intense cost pressures across most sectors'; inflation likely to rise
13th Apr 21, 10:23am
13th Apr 21, 8:31am
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Credit bureau Centrix says buy now pay later demand has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a year, but elsewhere credit demand has recovered
Credit bureau Centrix says buy now pay later demand has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a year, but elsewhere credit demand has recovered
13th Apr 21, 8:31am
13th Apr 21, 7:20am
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US inflation expectations up; Sharp rise in Canadian business sentiment; China corporate lending up; Japanese bank lending up; Japanese producer prices surge; UST 10yr at 1.67%; oil steady, gold down; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
US inflation expectations up; Sharp rise in Canadian business sentiment; China corporate lending up; Japanese bank lending up; Japanese producer prices surge; UST 10yr at 1.67%; oil steady, gold down; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
13th Apr 21, 7:20am
12th Apr 21, 7:20am
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Central banks wait; Alibaba slapped hard; US inflation pressures; Canada's housing worries; UST 10yr at 1.66%; oil unchanged; gold small gain; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
Central banks wait; Alibaba slapped hard; US inflation pressures; Canada's housing worries; UST 10yr at 1.66%; oil unchanged; gold small gain; NZ$1 = 70.3 USc; TWI-5 = 72.7
12th Apr 21, 7:20am
10th Apr 21, 10:00am
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Westpac economists say landlords might be better off selling their property to the tenants rather than trying to push through large rent hikes
Westpac economists say landlords might be better off selling their property to the tenants rather than trying to push through large rent hikes
10th Apr 21, 10:00am
10th Apr 21, 8:30am
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US producer prices surge; Canada adds loads of jobs; More house price pressure; UST 10yr at 1.67%; oil steady, gold down; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
US producer prices surge; Canada adds loads of jobs; More house price pressure; UST 10yr at 1.67%; oil steady, gold down; NZ$1 = 70.4 USc; TWI-5 = 72.8
10th Apr 21, 8:30am
8th Apr 21, 1:16pm
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ANZ's Business Outlook Survey preliminary data for April show pricing expectations for NZ firms have hit a new high in a series that goes back nearly 30 years
ANZ's Business Outlook Survey preliminary data for April show pricing expectations for NZ firms have hit a new high in a series that goes back nearly 30 years
8th Apr 21, 1:16pm
8th Apr 21, 11:46am
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Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
Kiwibank economists say according to the bank's own transaction data, spending slumped 9% in the March quarter
8th Apr 21, 11:46am
8th Apr 21, 7:19am
83
Surge in US credit; Record US trade deficit; Fed holds steady line; air cargo rebounds; China foreign reserves slip; UST 10yr at 1.65%; oil steady, gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
Surge in US credit; Record US trade deficit; Fed holds steady line; air cargo rebounds; China foreign reserves slip; UST 10yr at 1.65%; oil steady, gold lower; NZ$1 = 70.2 USc; TWI-5 = 72.6
8th Apr 21, 7:19am
6th Apr 21, 1:23pm
122
ASB economists says rent controls benefit incumbent renters, regardless of their financial circumstances, but 'pretty much everyone else' bears costs
ASB economists says rent controls benefit incumbent renters, regardless of their financial circumstances, but 'pretty much everyone else' bears costs
6th Apr 21, 1:23pm
4th Apr 21, 6:31am
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David Hargreaves says the alarming rise in high debt-to-income ratio borrowing highlights why the Reserve Bank should be allowed to implement across-the-board DTI limits without any exceptions
David Hargreaves says the alarming rise in high debt-to-income ratio borrowing highlights why the Reserve Bank should be allowed to implement across-the-board DTI limits without any exceptions
4th Apr 21, 6:31am
31st Mar 21, 3:44pm
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Latest figures from the Reserve Bank confirm the massive surge in house prices toward the end of last year saw buyers stretch themselves much further financially
Latest figures from the Reserve Bank confirm the massive surge in house prices toward the end of last year saw buyers stretch themselves much further financially
31st Mar 21, 3:44pm
31st Mar 21, 3:00pm
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Transport Minister announces 'establishment unit' to 'progress this important city-shaping project'; concedes previous failed attempts to get project running didn't involve Aucklanders enough; decisions at end of this year
Transport Minister announces 'establishment unit' to 'progress this important city-shaping project'; concedes previous failed attempts to get project running didn't involve Aucklanders enough; decisions at end of this year
31st Mar 21, 3:00pm
31st Mar 21, 1:17pm
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ANZ's Business Outlook Survey for March finds falling business confidence and activity outlooks, while cost pressures are still seen as building
ANZ's Business Outlook Survey for March finds falling business confidence and activity outlooks, while cost pressures are still seen as building
31st Mar 21, 1:17pm
29th Mar 21, 3:35pm
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David Hargreaves assesses some of the more intemperate suggestions being made about what might be ahead in the wake of the Government's housing policy package
David Hargreaves assesses some of the more intemperate suggestions being made about what might be ahead in the wake of the Government's housing policy package
29th Mar 21, 3:35pm
29th Mar 21, 12:09pm
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Westpac economists say the Govt's housing taxation changes will 'dramatically tilt' financial conditions in favour of owner-occupiers and 'cashed-up' investors, who will now determine the market price of houses
Westpac economists say the Govt's housing taxation changes will 'dramatically tilt' financial conditions in favour of owner-occupiers and 'cashed-up' investors, who will now determine the market price of houses
29th Mar 21, 12:09pm
29th Mar 21, 11:08am
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Dairy company Synlait says it is 'continuing to experience significant uncertainty' within its business; has 'proactively engaged' with bankers to increase leverage ratios on its covenants
Dairy company Synlait says it is 'continuing to experience significant uncertainty' within its business; has 'proactively engaged' with bankers to increase leverage ratios on its covenants
29th Mar 21, 11:08am
29th Mar 21, 8:59am
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Bonus Bonds holders on target to receive a distribution of funds in the second half of this year
Bonus Bonds holders on target to receive a distribution of funds in the second half of this year
29th Mar 21, 8:59am
26th Mar 21, 10:34am
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David Hargreaves settles in for a fascinating few months ahead as we wait to see how the housing market reacts to the bold housing package unveiled by the Government this week
David Hargreaves settles in for a fascinating few months ahead as we wait to see how the housing market reacts to the bold housing package unveiled by the Government this week
26th Mar 21, 10:34am
25th Mar 21, 11:14am
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BNZ economists say the Government is 'dead set' on curtailing soaring house prices and will do what it takes - 'it will almost certainly win in the end'
BNZ economists say the Government is 'dead set' on curtailing soaring house prices and will do what it takes - 'it will almost certainly win in the end'
25th Mar 21, 11:14am
24th Mar 21, 3:33pm
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Kiwis kept up the frenetic borrowing pace for house purchases in February, but first home buyers are feeling the heat and there's early signs of investor fall-off
Kiwis kept up the frenetic borrowing pace for house purchases in February, but first home buyers are feeling the heat and there's early signs of investor fall-off
24th Mar 21, 3:33pm

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