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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 for longer than he cares to mention.

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9 years

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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
21st Sep 21, 2:16pm
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David Hargreaves says the likely ongoing presence of Covid in the community poses further questions for our central bank as it looks to 'normalise' interest rates
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
21st Sep 21, 1:15pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 14 new cases, with one unlinked
Monday's Covid-19 update: 22 new cases, five of which have not been linked; 16 people in hospital, four in ICU
20th Sep 21, 1:37pm
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Monday's Covid-19 update: 22 new cases, five of which have not been linked; 16 people in hospital, four in ICU
Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
16th Sep 21, 3:11pm
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Economists see the very strong second-quarter GDP figures as providing a green light for the Reserve Bank to begin raising interest rates
The 2.8% June quarter GDP rise beat market expectations of 1.2% and was up from a revised 1.4% in March
16th Sep 21, 11:01am
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The 2.8% June quarter GDP rise beat market expectations of 1.2% and was up from a revised 1.4% in March
All 14 new cases on Wednesday were linked; 10,000 swabs taken in Auckland; MI bookings reopen on Monday
15th Sep 21, 1:08pm
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All 14 new cases on Wednesday were linked; 10,000 swabs taken in Auckland; MI bookings reopen on Monday
Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
15th Sep 21, 11:19am
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Global researcher Capital Economics says if the rise in shipping costs is fully passed on this will boost consumer prices globally by about 2%
Our financial markets regulator is warning of three 'unique' types of scams on the rise since the start of Covid-19
15th Sep 21, 9:06am
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Our financial markets regulator is warning of three 'unique' types of scams on the rise since the start of Covid-19
The fund established to help out with NZ future pension requirements increased its value by over $15 billion in the past year
14th Sep 21, 3:22pm
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The fund established to help out with NZ future pension requirements increased its value by over $15 billion in the past year
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 15 new cases, all linked; all cases from Monday now linked; 22 in hospital, with four in ICU
14th Sep 21, 1:21pm
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Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 15 new cases, all linked; all cases from Monday now linked; 22 in hospital, with four in ICU
Preliminary results in the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey show resilience, with forward looking activity indicators holding up well
13th Sep 21, 1:25pm
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Preliminary results in the latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey show resilience, with forward looking activity indicators holding up well
Monday's Covid-19 update: 33 new cases, 32 of which have been linked; 21 people in hospital, four in ICU
13th Sep 21, 1:19pm
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Monday's Covid-19 update: 33 new cases, 32 of which have been linked; 21 people in hospital, four in ICU
Another big lockdown has once again changed the economic picture enormously, but GDP figures for the past quarter will still tell us some important things
13th Sep 21, 10:35am
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Another big lockdown has once again changed the economic picture enormously, but GDP figures for the past quarter will still tell us some important things
The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow
9th Sep 21, 1:29pm
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The Prime Minister has announced extra 250,000 doses of vaccine will arrive tomorrow
Dairy company Synlait has reached a sale-and-leaseback agreement on its Mangere property that it paid $12.4 mln for in 2017
9th Sep 21, 10:10am
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Dairy company Synlait has reached a sale-and-leaseback agreement on its Mangere property that it paid $12.4 mln for in 2017
Encouraged by a strong global dairy auction this week, BNZ economists have raised their milk price pick by 50c to $8.30
9th Sep 21, 9:49am
Encouraged by a strong global dairy auction this week, BNZ economists have raised their milk price pick by 50c to $8.30
The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
8th Sep 21, 2:13pm
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The RBNZ appears to have run out of live ammo to tackle the housing market right now. But David Hargreaves argues that with the housing market, it is the years ahead we need to be worrying about
Dairy company Synlait is signalling the cutting of perhaps 200 staff, through which it aims to save $10 mln-$12 mln a year
8th Sep 21, 9:22am
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Dairy company Synlait is signalling the cutting of perhaps 200 staff, through which it aims to save $10 mln-$12 mln a year
Community Covid cases reported rise to 21 from 20 the day before; more Pfizer vaccine secured
7th Sep 21, 1:26pm
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Community Covid cases reported rise to 21 from 20 the day before; more Pfizer vaccine secured
The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
6th Sep 21, 2:02pm
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The Covid Alert Level split between Auckland and the rest of NZ could see delays and shortages of goods in some parts of the country, Westpac economists say
Monday's Covid-19 update: 20 new cases in the community; now 40 in hospital, including six in ICU
6th Sep 21, 1:19pm
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Monday's Covid-19 update: 20 new cases in the community; now 40 in hospital, including six in ICU
Credit bureau Centrix says credit scores, arrears levels and financial hardship cases remain stable across all levels, while the fall in credit demand isn’t as nearly as deep as last year’s 70% fall
3rd Sep 21, 7:39am
Credit bureau Centrix says credit scores, arrears levels and financial hardship cases remain stable across all levels, while the fall in credit demand isn’t as nearly as deep as last year’s 70% fall
Northland will move down to Level 3 as planned on Thursday night
2nd Sep 21, 1:30pm
Northland will move down to Level 3 as planned on Thursday night
Rise in numbers for the first time in three days comes as large parts of the country drop down in Alert levels
1st Sep 21, 1:25pm
Rise in numbers for the first time in three days comes as large parts of the country drop down in Alert levels
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year
1st Sep 21, 11:53am
Data from Kiwibank economists shows a significant drop in spending during the latest lockdown - but much smaller than the drop seen at Level 4 last year