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

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
11th Mar 19, 3:35pm
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The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
The new leadership of Fonterra will need to demonstrate at next week's half-year result announcement that they are getting a handle on the giant dairy co-operative's many problems and issues
11th Mar 19, 3:35pm
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
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David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
David Hargreaves says we all need to be getting much more interested in local government
7th Mar 19, 8:12am
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5th Mar 19, 10:09am
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Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
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Ratings agency Fitch says Fonterra has structural issues it needs to address; expects Fonterra to prioritise the strength of its balance sheet over payments to farmer shareholders; Hurrell gets Fonterra CEO job permanently
5th Mar 19, 10:09am
5th Mar 19, 8:00am
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David Hargreaves crunches some numbers on the growing proportion of first home buyers in an uncertain housing market
David Hargreaves crunches some numbers on the growing proportion of first home buyers in an uncertain housing market
5th Mar 19, 8:00am
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
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28th Feb 19, 1:10pm
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ANZ's latest Business Outlook survey shows the recent improvement in levels of business confidence have stopped and a net 31% of survey respondents expect deteriorating conditions this year
[Updated]
ANZ's latest Business Outlook survey shows the recent improvement in levels of business confidence have stopped and a net 31% of survey respondents expect deteriorating conditions this year
28th Feb 19, 1:10pm
28th Feb 19, 9:09am
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Very mixed news for farmers as Fonterra increases the milk price forecast by possibly as much as 60c, but slashes the earnings forecast possibly more than in half; no interim dividend
Very mixed news for farmers as Fonterra increases the milk price forecast by possibly as much as 60c, but slashes the earnings forecast possibly more than in half; no interim dividend
28th Feb 19, 9:09am
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
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David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
David Hargreaves says the lasting legacy of the Government's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will likely be increasing numbers of people dependent on the state for a roof over their heads
26th Feb 19, 11:43am
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
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Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
Housing and Urban Development Ministry officials concede that the Govt's new 'Healthy Homes' initiative will drive up rents, see rental stock taken off the market and may increase demand for public and emergency housing
26th Feb 19, 7:53am
21st Feb 19, 2:22pm
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David Hargreaves has a quick look at some of the florid prose that has greeted the Tax Working Group's final recommendations
David Hargreaves has a quick look at some of the florid prose that has greeted the Tax Working Group's final recommendations
21st Feb 19, 2:22pm
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20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
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A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
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A year after formally pulling out of tendering for big building projects following huge financial losses, Fletcher Building is tentatively signalling a likely re-entry into such work later this calendar year
20th Feb 19, 2:30pm
20th Feb 19, 11:42am
Heartland Group Holdings says it will be able to meet the new RBNZ capital requirements through retained earnings and 'other sources'
Heartland Group Holdings says it will be able to meet the new RBNZ capital requirements through retained earnings and 'other sources'
20th Feb 19, 11:42am
19th Feb 19, 9:33am
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Heartland Group Holdings has increased half year tax paid earnings 6.5% to $33.1 million but reduced the full year forecast profit to between $73 mln and $75 mln from an earlier forecast of $75-77 mln
Heartland Group Holdings has increased half year tax paid earnings 6.5% to $33.1 million but reduced the full year forecast profit to between $73 mln and $75 mln from an earlier forecast of $75-77 mln
19th Feb 19, 9:33am
18th Feb 19, 3:20pm
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David Hargreaves says the Government should broaden its line of attack in the fight against the country's housing problems
David Hargreaves says the Government should broaden its line of attack in the fight against the country's housing problems
18th Feb 19, 3:20pm

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