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

28th Aug 19, 12:16pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr puts in a plug for the Government and businesses to invest more to take advantage of low global interest rates
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr puts in a plug for the Government and businesses to invest more to take advantage of low global interest rates
28th Aug 19, 12:16pm
27th Aug 19, 12:02pm
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David Hargreaves examines the problems at ANZ NZ and explains why he's been opening new bank accounts
David Hargreaves examines the problems at ANZ NZ and explains why he's been opening new bank accounts
27th Aug 19, 12:02pm
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
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ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
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In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
20th Aug 19, 8:46am
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David Hargreaves says Fonterra needs to articulate a plan for how it will get back on its feet quickly - or NZ's dairy industry could be imperilled
David Hargreaves says Fonterra needs to articulate a plan for how it will get back on its feet quickly - or NZ's dairy industry could be imperilled
20th Aug 19, 8:46am
18th Aug 19, 6:02am
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David Hargreaves says with the Official Cash Rate now quickly moving towards zero we will all need to know as soon as possible what alternative weapons the Reserve Bank proposes wielding to shape monetary policy
David Hargreaves says with the Official Cash Rate now quickly moving towards zero we will all need to know as soon as possible what alternative weapons the Reserve Bank proposes wielding to shape monetary policy
18th Aug 19, 6:02am
15th Aug 19, 10:49am
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Heartland Group Holdings has reported after-tax profits of $73.6 million for the June financial year and is forecasting a profit of between $77 million and $80 million for the forthcoming year
Heartland Group Holdings has reported after-tax profits of $73.6 million for the June financial year and is forecasting a profit of between $77 million and $80 million for the forthcoming year
15th Aug 19, 10:49am
14th Aug 19, 1:52pm
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Case against ANZ by investors in Ross Asset Management likely to be held next year, with investors claiming in excess of $50 million against the bank
Case against ANZ by investors in Ross Asset Management likely to be held next year, with investors claiming in excess of $50 million against the bank
14th Aug 19, 1:52pm
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
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Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
13th Aug 19, 11:51am
ASB has opened a bond offer, notionally seeking $100 mln, but with 'unlimited' oversubscriptions; Westpac NZ recently took a stunning $900 mln through the same tactics
ASB has opened a bond offer, notionally seeking $100 mln, but with 'unlimited' oversubscriptions; Westpac NZ recently took a stunning $900 mln through the same tactics
13th Aug 19, 11:51am
12th Aug 19, 3:35pm
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RBNZ's new data series looking at debt-to-income ratios of home buyers shows that a third of first home buyer debt nationally, and nearly half of FHB debt in Auckland, is at a level of over five times income
RBNZ's new data series looking at debt-to-income ratios of home buyers shows that a third of first home buyer debt nationally, and nearly half of FHB debt in Auckland, is at a level of over five times income
12th Aug 19, 3:35pm
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12th Aug 19, 8:56am
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Fonterra says it is set to lose between $590 mln and $675 mln in the just-completed financial year after writing down the value of more of its assets; $800 mln debt reduction target not achieved; board discussion on capital structure
[Updated]
Fonterra says it is set to lose between $590 mln and $675 mln in the just-completed financial year after writing down the value of more of its assets; $800 mln debt reduction target not achieved; board discussion on capital structure
12th Aug 19, 8:56am
8th Aug 19, 3:03pm
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With the Reserve Bank starting to run out of room to further cut interest rates, ANZ economists are calling for the central bank to soon unveil what its plans are for 'unconventional' monetary policy
With the Reserve Bank starting to run out of room to further cut interest rates, ANZ economists are calling for the central bank to soon unveil what its plans are for 'unconventional' monetary policy
8th Aug 19, 3:03pm
8th Aug 19, 12:15pm
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In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank has expressed surprise that house price inflation has not picked up as it expected and it now forecasts very modest growth over the next few years
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank has expressed surprise that house price inflation has not picked up as it expected and it now forecasts very modest growth over the next few years
8th Aug 19, 12:15pm
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7th Aug 19, 2:08pm
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'A stunning decision' - RBNZ delivers huge surprise with a 50-basis-point cut to the Official Cash Rate; banks quickly react with mortgage cuts; dollar drops
[Updated]
'A stunning decision' - RBNZ delivers huge surprise with a 50-basis-point cut to the Official Cash Rate; banks quickly react with mortgage cuts; dollar drops
7th Aug 19, 2:08pm
7th Aug 19, 10:26am
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Fonterra is now planning to sell part of its ill-starred investment in China's Beingmate on-market having failed to find a buyer for the whole 18.8% stake
Fonterra is now planning to sell part of its ill-starred investment in China's Beingmate on-market having failed to find a buyer for the whole 18.8% stake
7th Aug 19, 10:26am
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
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ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner now expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates three times before the end of 2019 to combat a global and domestic environment 'turning sour'
6th Aug 19, 9:50am
6th Aug 19, 8:57am
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NZIER's 'shadow board' of experts commenting on the Official Cash Rate is throwing up increasing doubts about the effectiveness of continuing to push interest rates down
NZIER's 'shadow board' of experts commenting on the Official Cash Rate is throwing up increasing doubts about the effectiveness of continuing to push interest rates down
6th Aug 19, 8:57am
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
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Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
Kiwibank economists are now predicting a 'terminal' Official Cash Rate by next year of 0.75%, but also put some possibility on the rate going to 0.5%
5th Aug 19, 11:17am
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
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With interest rates down and seemingly heading ever lower, David Hargreaves ponders how long the remarkable restraint being shown by the New Zealand public will last for
With interest rates down and seemingly heading ever lower, David Hargreaves ponders how long the remarkable restraint being shown by the New Zealand public will last for
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am

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