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

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16th Dec 20, 11:14am
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NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
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NZ's current account deficit for the year to September was just 0.8% of GDP, the lowest in about 19 years
16th Dec 20, 11:14am
15th Dec 20, 2:17pm
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David Hargreaves examines the largest bank's move to go further than the Reserve Bank in reining in housing investors
David Hargreaves examines the largest bank's move to go further than the Reserve Bank in reining in housing investors
15th Dec 20, 2:17pm
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15th Dec 20, 8:57am
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ASB, BNZ, Westpac and Kiwibank indicate they will not be matching ANZ's requirement for housing investors to have 40% deposits at this stage
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ASB, BNZ, Westpac and Kiwibank indicate they will not be matching ANZ's requirement for housing investors to have 40% deposits at this stage
15th Dec 20, 8:57am
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
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Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
Westpac economists say this week's official fiscal update will show smaller budget deficits over the next few years and a lower Government borrowing requirement by possibly as much as $30 bln over the next four years
14th Dec 20, 11:49am
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
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Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
Economists are picking a record economic recover in the September quarter, with GDP expected to grow by possibly as much as 14%
14th Dec 20, 9:15am
13th Dec 20, 7:02am
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David Hargreaves with a wish list for 2021, which includes vaccines, open borders and cooling house prices
David Hargreaves with a wish list for 2021, which includes vaccines, open borders and cooling house prices
13th Dec 20, 7:02am
9th Dec 20, 2:51pm
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David Hargreaves has a look at the curious emergence of takeover interest in the owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ and TrustPower
David Hargreaves has a look at the curious emergence of takeover interest in the owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ and TrustPower
9th Dec 20, 2:51pm
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9th Dec 20, 8:56am
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Infratil, owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ, Trustpower and Tilt Renewables, rebuffs $5.4 billion offer from AustralianSuper; Infratil share price rockets
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Infratil, owner of Wellington Airport, Vodafone NZ, Trustpower and Tilt Renewables, rebuffs $5.4 billion offer from AustralianSuper; Infratil share price rockets
9th Dec 20, 8:56am
8th Dec 20, 2:53pm
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ANZ economists look at some of the potential longer term solutions to the 'rough deal' the younger generation are currently getting
ANZ economists look at some of the potential longer term solutions to the 'rough deal' the younger generation are currently getting
8th Dec 20, 2:53pm
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8th Dec 20, 11:00am
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Reserve Bank expects 'temporary, small negative effect' on economic activity after reintroduction of mortgage lending limits next March
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Reserve Bank expects 'temporary, small negative effect' on economic activity after reintroduction of mortgage lending limits next March
8th Dec 20, 11:00am
7th Dec 20, 2:19pm
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ASB economists say NZ can now 'probably overbuild' for the next couple of years, though there is 'some risk' in doing this
ASB economists say NZ can now 'probably overbuild' for the next couple of years, though there is 'some risk' in doing this
7th Dec 20, 2:19pm
7th Dec 20, 12:17pm
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Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
Westpac economists say the economic outcomes from unchanged interest rate settings would be 'unacceptable' to the Reserve Bank
7th Dec 20, 12:17pm
6th Dec 20, 6:31am
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David Hargreaves reviews 2020 - a year that proved to be anything but the 'stable and boring' one he was looking for
David Hargreaves reviews 2020 - a year that proved to be anything but the 'stable and boring' one he was looking for
6th Dec 20, 6:31am
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
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Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
30th Nov 20, 2:10pm
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ASB economists say politicians, policymakers and experts need to come together to discuss what can be done on housing and come up with binding recommendations on the way forward
ASB economists say politicians, policymakers and experts need to come together to discuss what can be done on housing and come up with binding recommendations on the way forward
30th Nov 20, 2:10pm
30th Nov 20, 1:25pm
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ANZ Business Outlook survey results for November show 'a broad, renewed lift' in confidence
ANZ Business Outlook survey results for November show 'a broad, renewed lift' in confidence
30th Nov 20, 1:25pm
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
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The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
The Government, not the Reserve Bank, will have to tackle New Zealand's many housing-related issues
26th Nov 20, 10:13am
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
24th Nov 20, 3:21pm
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Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
24th Nov 20, 3:21pm
24th Nov 20, 1:13pm
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Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
Economic researcher NZIER says the wave of stimulus provided is pointing to a 'V-shaped recovery' for the New Zealand economy
24th Nov 20, 1:13pm
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
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Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
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23rd Nov 20, 10:56am
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Statistics New Zealand says retail sales values had the largest September quarter rise since the series began in 1995
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Statistics New Zealand says retail sales values had the largest September quarter rise since the series began in 1995
23rd Nov 20, 10:56am
20th Nov 20, 7:35am
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Property and residential construction company Stonewood Group launches a finance arm to fund residential developments
Property and residential construction company Stonewood Group launches a finance arm to fund residential developments
20th Nov 20, 7:35am
19th Nov 20, 9:32am
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The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm has raised around $100 million from investors
The company that was New Zealand's first peer-to-peer lending firm has raised around $100 million from investors
19th Nov 20, 9:32am
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
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Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
19th Nov 20, 8:00am

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