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

28th Nov 19, 9:54am
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David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
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In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
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Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
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Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
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David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
17th Nov 19, 6:02am
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This week's OCR review was the first of four key pre-Christmas announcements that will collectively have a big influence on the economy next year. David Hargreaves reads the tea leaves
This week's OCR review was the first of four key pre-Christmas announcements that will collectively have a big influence on the economy next year. David Hargreaves reads the tea leaves
17th Nov 19, 6:02am
14th Nov 19, 4:02pm
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Reserve Bank says Lindsay Jenkin is leaving, while a new Assistant Governor role will be created in Auckland
Reserve Bank says Lindsay Jenkin is leaving, while a new Assistant Governor role will be created in Auckland
14th Nov 19, 4:02pm
13th Nov 19, 2:07pm
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Reserve Bank says economic developments since its August Monetary Policy Statement do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time; dollar rises, wholesale interest rates shoot up
Reserve Bank says economic developments since its August Monetary Policy Statement do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time; dollar rises, wholesale interest rates shoot up
13th Nov 19, 2:07pm
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
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The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
7th Nov 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ANZ and Rabobank trim TD rates, FMA's privacy apology, Fonterra farmers meet, from Xero to hero, swaps drop, dollar drops, stock markets mark time
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; ANZ and Rabobank trim TD rates, FMA's privacy apology, Fonterra farmers meet, from Xero to hero, swaps drop, dollar drops, stock markets mark time
7th Nov 19, 3:59pm
6th Nov 19, 2:34pm
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Further gains in global dairy prices are increasing the chances of a Fonterra milk price of over $7 per kilogram of milk solids this season
Further gains in global dairy prices are increasing the chances of a Fonterra milk price of over $7 per kilogram of milk solids this season
6th Nov 19, 2:34pm
4th Nov 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwibank nips and tucks TD rates, more 'wellbeing' from Housing NZ, Westpac NZ CEO in the money, local swaps are taking off again, dollar rises in sympathy
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Kiwibank nips and tucks TD rates, more 'wellbeing' from Housing NZ, Westpac NZ CEO in the money, local swaps are taking off again, dollar rises in sympathy
4th Nov 19, 3:59pm
4th Nov 19, 1:42pm
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ASB economists don't believe the recent mood shift in financial markets and say the economic evidence points to a need for the Reserve Bank to make further interest rate cuts
ASB economists don't believe the recent mood shift in financial markets and say the economic evidence points to a need for the Reserve Bank to make further interest rate cuts
4th Nov 19, 1:42pm
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31st Oct 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Housing credit growth highest for two years, lumpy tax puts us in the red, maybe better signs for business, swaps are off and running up again and the Kiwi dollar's strong against the US
[Updated]
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; Housing credit growth highest for two years, lumpy tax puts us in the red, maybe better signs for business, swaps are off and running up again and the Kiwi dollar's strong against the US
31st Oct 19, 3:59pm
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
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Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
Latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows a mixed picture but has broken the recent pattern of continually falling confidence levels
31st Oct 19, 1:25pm
30th Oct 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; No cash for me, thanks, Aussie inflation still missing in action, no rate changes either, blowing the budget and getting some more, swaps up a little, dollar marks time
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Wednesday; No cash for me, thanks, Aussie inflation still missing in action, no rate changes either, blowing the budget and getting some more, swaps up a little, dollar marks time
30th Oct 19, 3:59pm
29th Oct 19, 3:00pm
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BNZ economists say the Reserve Bank's latest messages inject uncertainty about what the central bank will say and do at its next interest rate review next month
BNZ economists say the Reserve Bank's latest messages inject uncertainty about what the central bank will say and do at its next interest rate review next month
29th Oct 19, 3:00pm
29th Oct 19, 1:57pm
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Dairy co-operative Fonterra has confirmed it intends to shift 160 staff to its milk plant in Takanini, south Auckland
Dairy co-operative Fonterra has confirmed it intends to shift 160 staff to its milk plant in Takanini, south Auckland
29th Oct 19, 1:57pm
24th Oct 19, 3:48pm
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New mortgage figures from the Reserve Bank show that investors had their biggest share of mortgage lending last month for a year; first home buyers are still prominent
New mortgage figures from the Reserve Bank show that investors had their biggest share of mortgage lending last month for a year; first home buyers are still prominent
24th Oct 19, 3:48pm
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm
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A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
A lift in housing activity could help to give the economy 'a bit of a kick', ANZ economists say
23rd Oct 19, 1:22pm

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