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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

23rd Mar 21, 2:57pm
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Economists see the housing changes announced by the Government as having a chilling effect on investor demand and acting as a significant drag on house price growth
Economists see the housing changes announced by the Government as having a chilling effect on investor demand and acting as a significant drag on house price growth
23rd Mar 21, 2:57pm
23rd Mar 21, 11:07am
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David Hargreaves says the Government's plan to directly fund housing infrastructure is great - but as ever with this government, the policy will stand or fall on whether the government can deliver, and its previous form is not good
David Hargreaves says the Government's plan to directly fund housing infrastructure is great - but as ever with this government, the policy will stand or fall on whether the government can deliver, and its previous form is not good
23rd Mar 21, 11:07am
22nd Mar 21, 12:02pm
118
Kiwibank economists say housing changes to be announced this week 'do have the scope' to cool the housing market but won't address the clear lack of affordable homes
Kiwibank economists say housing changes to be announced this week 'do have the scope' to cool the housing market but won't address the clear lack of affordable homes
22nd Mar 21, 12:02pm
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
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The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
The economy went into reverse again in the last quarter of 2020 with a fall that was bigger than expected by the Reserve Bank and by bank economists; second recession looms
18th Mar 21, 11:03am
17th Mar 21, 3:33pm
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Kiwis borrowed easily the most ever for house purchases in a January month, with investors prominent in the frenzy
Kiwis borrowed easily the most ever for house purchases in a January month, with investors prominent in the frenzy
17th Mar 21, 3:33pm
17th Mar 21, 9:02am
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Dairy co-operative Fonterra has improved 'normalised' profit by 43% and paid a dividend of 5c but says the second half of the year will be affected by the rising costs of dairy products
Dairy co-operative Fonterra has improved 'normalised' profit by 43% and paid a dividend of 5c but says the second half of the year will be affected by the rising costs of dairy products
17th Mar 21, 9:02am
16th Mar 21, 10:39am
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Kiwibank economists say they have 'drastically revised up' their projected near-term house price peak before a cooling of prices later in the year; don't see LVRs as having as much impact on investor activity as previously thought
Kiwibank economists say they have 'drastically revised up' their projected near-term house price peak before a cooling of prices later in the year; don't see LVRs as having as much impact on investor activity as previously thought
16th Mar 21, 10:39am
15th Mar 21, 3:40pm
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Fonterra farmers have given a resounding thumbs down to any suggestion of bringing outside shareholders into the dairy co-operative
Fonterra farmers have given a resounding thumbs down to any suggestion of bringing outside shareholders into the dairy co-operative
15th Mar 21, 3:40pm
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
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It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
It's a toss of a coin as to whether the New Zealand economy grew or contracted in the December quarter - but either way our recovery from lockdown has been impressive
15th Mar 21, 12:14pm
15th Mar 21, 9:56am
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Government controlled power generator and retailer Mercury is buying the NZ assets of Tilt Renewables in a deal that will see Australia's PowAR buy out the Australian assets of Tilt
Government controlled power generator and retailer Mercury is buying the NZ assets of Tilt Renewables in a deal that will see Australia's PowAR buy out the Australian assets of Tilt
15th Mar 21, 9:56am
11th Mar 21, 10:34am
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An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
An offshoot of Auckland-based digital assets company Techemy has announced what it says is the first New Zealand dollar 'stablecoin', backed 1-for-1 by Kiwi dollars
11th Mar 21, 10:34am
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
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Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
Statistics New Zealand says seasonally-adjusted electronic card spending dropped 3.2% in February - and in actual terms was 8.1% lower than in February 2020
10th Mar 21, 12:25pm
10th Mar 21, 11:26am
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ASB economists see single figure house price inflation by the end of next year; rents are now running hot in tandem with house prices
ASB economists see single figure house price inflation by the end of next year; rents are now running hot in tandem with house prices
10th Mar 21, 11:26am
9th Mar 21, 1:27pm
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ANZ Business Outlook survey preliminary results for March show business confidence has fallen but businesses still expect to increase their prices and see inflation of close to 2% in a year's time; construction 'took a hit'
ANZ Business Outlook survey preliminary results for March show business confidence has fallen but businesses still expect to increase their prices and see inflation of close to 2% in a year's time; construction 'took a hit'
9th Mar 21, 1:27pm
9th Mar 21, 10:49am
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Credit bureau Centrix says applications for new credit cards are down 40% since before the onset of Covid; mortgage demand going through the roof; mortgage arrears rising
Credit bureau Centrix says applications for new credit cards are down 40% since before the onset of Covid; mortgage demand going through the roof; mortgage arrears rising
9th Mar 21, 10:49am
8th Mar 21, 4:00pm
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Government says it has signed an agreement for 8.5 million more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine; Prime Minister says this will 'simplify' rollout of vaccination, which is still planned for second half of year
Government says it has signed an agreement for 8.5 million more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine; Prime Minister says this will 'simplify' rollout of vaccination, which is still planned for second half of year
8th Mar 21, 4:00pm
5th Mar 21, 1:23pm
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David Hargreaves hopes that Fonterra's excellent recent work to recover its position won't be blown off course by the pressure higher milk costs will put on its margins
David Hargreaves hopes that Fonterra's excellent recent work to recover its position won't be blown off course by the pressure higher milk costs will put on its margins
5th Mar 21, 1:23pm
4th Mar 21, 10:41am
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Consumer Affairs Minister says $352 mln has been returned for Covid-cancelled overseas travel
Consumer Affairs Minister says $352 mln has been returned for Covid-cancelled overseas travel
4th Mar 21, 10:41am
4th Mar 21, 9:52am
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Dairy company Synlait says it is continuing to experience significant uncertainty and volatility within its business
Dairy company Synlait says it is continuing to experience significant uncertainty and volatility within its business
4th Mar 21, 9:52am
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3rd Mar 21, 1:22pm
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Chris Hipkins says more vaccines have arrived and the vaccination programme will now be ramped up; over 9000 border staff have now had their first dose
[Updated]
Chris Hipkins says more vaccines have arrived and the vaccination programme will now be ramped up; over 9000 border staff have now had their first dose
3rd Mar 21, 1:22pm
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3rd Mar 21, 12:49pm
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Westpac economists raise their farmgate milk price forecast to $7.90, while ANZ economists lift their pick to $7.70; both prices are well ahead of Fonterra's own forecast
[Updated]
Westpac economists raise their farmgate milk price forecast to $7.90, while ANZ economists lift their pick to $7.70; both prices are well ahead of Fonterra's own forecast
3rd Mar 21, 12:49pm
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
2nd Mar 21, 4:09pm
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The Government is making noises about putting housing investors to the sword. But will it follow through? And will this help?
The Government is making noises about putting housing investors to the sword. But will it follow through? And will this help?
2nd Mar 21, 4:09pm
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2nd Mar 21, 1:14pm
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Director-General of Health warns 'we are not out of the woods'
[Updated]
Director-General of Health warns 'we are not out of the woods'
2nd Mar 21, 1:14pm
2nd Mar 21, 9:47am
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One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has seen its value more than halved in a little over six months and analysts believe the business has some way to go to get back on track
One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has seen its value more than halved in a little over six months and analysts believe the business has some way to go to get back on track
2nd Mar 21, 9:47am

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