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

10th Jun 20, 7:50am
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David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
David Hargreaves says while it would be lovely to simply bin this year and move straight on to 2021, we may be able to somewhat salvage matters in the second half of 2020
10th Jun 20, 7:50am
9th Jun 20, 1:22pm
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Preliminary results from the ANZ Business Outlook survey for June show broad improvement in sentiment but from very low levels
Preliminary results from the ANZ Business Outlook survey for June show broad improvement in sentiment but from very low levels
9th Jun 20, 1:22pm
8th Jun 20, 3:04pm
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Economists are welcoming the country's faster than expected move to normality after the lockdown but warn that bad news is still ahead regarding unemployment
Economists are welcoming the country's faster than expected move to normality after the lockdown but warn that bad news is still ahead regarding unemployment
8th Jun 20, 3:04pm
8th Jun 20, 10:59am
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The Warehouse Group has announced plans to close stores and restructure its head office, with over 1000 jobs to go across all its operations
The Warehouse Group has announced plans to close stores and restructure its head office, with over 1000 jobs to go across all its operations
8th Jun 20, 10:59am
4th Jun 20, 2:02pm
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Government says the 'end is in sight' for high-cost lenders and truck shops who trap the vulnerable in debt
Government says the 'end is in sight' for high-cost lenders and truck shops who trap the vulnerable in debt
4th Jun 20, 2:02pm
4th Jun 20, 11:57am
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With a likely move to the near-normality of level 1 soon, crunch time is approaching for the economy, the jobs market and the housing market
With a likely move to the near-normality of level 1 soon, crunch time is approaching for the economy, the jobs market and the housing market
4th Jun 20, 11:57am
3rd Jun 20, 11:00am
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David Hargreaves says ANZ could never fully redeem itself after what has been a tortuous sale of UDC Finance - but the final outcome is about as good as could be imagined in the circumstances
David Hargreaves says ANZ could never fully redeem itself after what has been a tortuous sale of UDC Finance - but the final outcome is about as good as could be imagined in the circumstances
3rd Jun 20, 11:00am
2nd Jun 20, 11:46am
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Westpac economists say some recent data is tentatively suggesting that the economic situation may not be quite as severe as they had been predicting
Westpac economists say some recent data is tentatively suggesting that the economic situation may not be quite as severe as they had been predicting
2nd Jun 20, 11:46am
28th May 20, 2:40pm
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Economists at the country's biggest bank say based on their bank's card data, spending has returned to 'normal' - but there's no sign of any catch-up on spending that was 'lost' during lockdown
Economists at the country's biggest bank say based on their bank's card data, spending has returned to 'normal' - but there's no sign of any catch-up on spending that was 'lost' during lockdown
28th May 20, 2:40pm
28th May 20, 1:16pm
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ANZ Business Outlook for May: 'While the outright disruption is easing, the recession is just getting started'
ANZ Business Outlook for May: 'While the outright disruption is easing, the recession is just getting started'
28th May 20, 1:16pm
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27th May 20, 11:34am
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Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
[Updated]
Figures produced by the RBNZ suggest that house price falls in excess of 20% would start to produce large numbers of people in negative equity
27th May 20, 11:34am
27th May 20, 10:51am
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The Reserve Bank says in the lead-up to the level 4 lockdown some $800 mln of extra cash was pumped into circulation
The Reserve Bank says in the lead-up to the level 4 lockdown some $800 mln of extra cash was pumped into circulation
27th May 20, 10:51am
27th May 20, 5:02am
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ASB says confidence in the housing market outlook has fallen to a near eight-year low, with expectations for this to fall further in coming months
ASB says confidence in the housing market outlook has fallen to a near eight-year low, with expectations for this to fall further in coming months
27th May 20, 5:02am
26th May 20, 3:30pm
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Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
Monthly mortgage borrowing more than halved in April compared with the previous month, according to new Reserve Bank figures
26th May 20, 3:30pm
26th May 20, 10:17am
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Our national airline says there's still too much uncertainty to forecast earnings for the financial year that ends in a month, but says it hasn't needed to draw on the $900m loan facility offered by the taxpayer yet
Our national airline says there's still too much uncertainty to forecast earnings for the financial year that ends in a month, but says it hasn't needed to draw on the $900m loan facility offered by the taxpayer yet
26th May 20, 10:17am
21st May 20, 3:16pm
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Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
21st May 20, 3:16pm
21st May 20, 11:25am
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David Hargreaves says the next few months will be a big test for the banks - and how the banks react is likely to be long-remembered by the public
David Hargreaves says the next few months will be a big test for the banks - and how the banks react is likely to be long-remembered by the public
21st May 20, 11:25am
21st May 20, 8:53am
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Fonterra says wide ranging milk price forecast for new season reflects global uncertainty; mid price for current season now set at $7.20; earnings for current year still picked to be between 15c-25c a share
Fonterra says wide ranging milk price forecast for new season reflects global uncertainty; mid price for current season now set at $7.20; earnings for current year still picked to be between 15c-25c a share
21st May 20, 8:53am
20th May 20, 3:39pm
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Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
20th May 20, 3:39pm
20th May 20, 8:56am
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Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
Fletcher Building says the lockdown resulted in it losing $55 million in New Zealand during April; sees residential building consents plummeting by 30% over the next year
20th May 20, 8:56am

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