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

9th Feb 21, 10:27am
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Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
9th Feb 21, 10:27am
7th Feb 21, 6:02am
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A flurry of unexpectedly strong economic data and a raging hot house market are putting our central bank in a position it could not have envisaged being in a year ago
A flurry of unexpectedly strong economic data and a raging hot house market are putting our central bank in a position it could not have envisaged being in a year ago
7th Feb 21, 6:02am
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4th Feb 21, 1:23pm
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ANZ Business Outlook survey preliminary results for February show business activity is increasing, but a sharp lift in costs is dampening profitabilty
[Updated]
ANZ Business Outlook survey preliminary results for February show business activity is increasing, but a sharp lift in costs is dampening profitabilty
4th Feb 21, 1:23pm
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
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The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
The shock drop in the unemployment rate has ended all talk of further official interest rate falls and is now prompting increased speculation of rates beginning to rise in 2022
3rd Feb 21, 3:24pm
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
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Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
Statistics New Zealand says unemployment dropped to 4.9% in the December quarter from 5.3%; economists had universally expected unemployment to rise
3rd Feb 21, 11:02am
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3rd Feb 21, 9:07am
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Fonterra boosts price it expects to pay farmers by 20c per kilogram of milk solids on the back of continued global dairy price increases
[Updated]
Fonterra boosts price it expects to pay farmers by 20c per kilogram of milk solids on the back of continued global dairy price increases
3rd Feb 21, 9:07am
2nd Feb 21, 1:17pm
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Economics research firm Capital Economics says the Wallstreetbets saga of recent days highlights how technology allows asset bubbles to inflate more quickly than in the past
Economics research firm Capital Economics says the Wallstreetbets saga of recent days highlights how technology allows asset bubbles to inflate more quickly than in the past
2nd Feb 21, 1:17pm
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
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Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
Economists are picking a December quarter 2020 unemployment rate of around 5.6%, higher than the 5.3% rate in September; unemployment likely to peak later this year
2nd Feb 21, 9:51am
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
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Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
28th Jan 21, 12:26pm
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Trustpower says it is 'testing market interest' in its retail energy business that has over 230,000 customers
Trustpower says it is 'testing market interest' in its retail energy business that has over 230,000 customers
28th Jan 21, 12:26pm
28th Jan 21, 8:30am
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Financial Markets Authority says NZX did not accept responsibility for known systemic issues and was slow to act
Financial Markets Authority says NZX did not accept responsibility for known systemic issues and was slow to act
28th Jan 21, 8:30am
27th Jan 21, 2:11pm
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David Hargreaves looks at some of the options for dampening demand in the housing market while we wait for the supply of housing to catch up
David Hargreaves looks at some of the options for dampening demand in the housing market while we wait for the supply of housing to catch up
27th Jan 21, 2:11pm
26th Jan 21, 4:29pm
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Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics have doubled down on forecasts of rising interest rates from next year and now see quantitative easing ending by the middle of this year
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics have doubled down on forecasts of rising interest rates from next year and now see quantitative easing ending by the middle of this year
26th Jan 21, 4:29pm
26th Jan 21, 3:16pm
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As part of its ongoing review of capital structure Fonterra's surveying its farmer shareholders - and one question dips its toe into the vexed issue of non-farmer investment in the co-operative
As part of its ongoing review of capital structure Fonterra's surveying its farmer shareholders - and one question dips its toe into the vexed issue of non-farmer investment in the co-operative
26th Jan 21, 3:16pm
25th Jan 21, 3:23pm
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Kiwibank economists suggest the Reserve Bank should make banks 'reprice' higher risk interest-only and investor loans
Kiwibank economists suggest the Reserve Bank should make banks 'reprice' higher risk interest-only and investor loans
25th Jan 21, 3:23pm
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25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
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Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
[Updated]
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
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24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
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Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
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Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
21st Jan 21, 1:28pm
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Westpac economists expect annual house price inflation will peak at 20% later this year, 'which is not an environment conducive to further OCR cuts'
Westpac economists expect annual house price inflation will peak at 20% later this year, 'which is not an environment conducive to further OCR cuts'
21st Jan 21, 1:28pm
20th Jan 21, 3:51pm
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Fonterra may have to look at increasing its milk price forecast for farmers as global dairy prices continue to climb
Fonterra may have to look at increasing its milk price forecast for farmers as global dairy prices continue to climb
20th Jan 21, 3:51pm
20th Jan 21, 1:26pm
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ANZ economists expect the housing market will cool 'in time', but exactly when is highly uncertain, given that momentum in the market can be slow to moderate
ANZ economists expect the housing market will cool 'in time', but exactly when is highly uncertain, given that momentum in the market can be slow to moderate
20th Jan 21, 1:26pm
19th Jan 21, 3:48pm
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Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics see the Reserve Bank as needing to lift interest rates from next year as economic conditions improve beyond expectations
Global independent economic researchers Capital Economics see the Reserve Bank as needing to lift interest rates from next year as economic conditions improve beyond expectations
19th Jan 21, 3:48pm
19th Jan 21, 11:36am
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David Hargreaves says the ability of first home buyers to keep competing in the viciously competitive housing market will be a key thing to watch this year
David Hargreaves says the ability of first home buyers to keep competing in the viciously competitive housing market will be a key thing to watch this year
19th Jan 21, 11:36am
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm
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Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
Economists see the longer term outlook for inflation as more stable, therefore reducing pressure on the Reserve Bank to keep lowering interest rates
18th Jan 21, 2:40pm
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17th Dec 20, 10:57am
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Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
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Statistics New Zealand says the country enjoyed record economic growth in the past quarter as the economy bounced back from lockdown and an 11% drop in economic activity in the June quarter
17th Dec 20, 10:57am
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
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Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
17th Dec 20, 9:00am

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