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

13th Feb 19, 4:47pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says central bank has 'historically low level' of house price inflation projected; says investor perceptions 'are being tested at the moment'
13th Feb 19, 4:47pm
13th Feb 19, 2:08pm
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Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
Reserve Bank leaves Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%; No change to rates seen before 2021; Next move 'up or down'
13th Feb 19, 2:08pm
13th Feb 19, 8:50am
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Influential RBNZ Survey of expectations shows significant change in view of house prices this year - with the average pick now for gains of less than 2%
Influential RBNZ Survey of expectations shows significant change in view of house prices this year - with the average pick now for gains of less than 2%
13th Feb 19, 8:50am
13th Feb 19, 7:53am
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KPMG sees 2019 as a key year for house prices following the restrictions placed on overseas buyers late last year and with the current woes in the Australian market
KPMG sees 2019 as a key year for house prices following the restrictions placed on overseas buyers late last year and with the current woes in the Australian market
13th Feb 19, 7:53am
11th Feb 19, 1:54pm
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David Hargreaves ponders the unanswerable question of how much money is desirable for a comfortable retirement
David Hargreaves ponders the unanswerable question of how much money is desirable for a comfortable retirement
11th Feb 19, 1:54pm
11th Feb 19, 9:20am
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Westpac economists change their call and now see no OCR change before 2022, with the 'balance of risks' for rates going up or down evenly balanced
Westpac economists change their call and now see no OCR change before 2022, with the 'balance of risks' for rates going up or down evenly balanced
11th Feb 19, 9:20am
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7th Feb 19, 4:00pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; A new NZ resident every 5 minutes and 26 seconds, a Capital Gains Tax plea, a Westpac floating rates notes issue, a lower Kiwi dollar, higher milk
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Thursday; A new NZ resident every 5 minutes and 26 seconds, a Capital Gains Tax plea, a Westpac floating rates notes issue, a lower Kiwi dollar, higher milk
7th Feb 19, 4:00pm
7th Feb 19, 10:54am
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David Hargreaves adds his voice to those exhorting the Government to keep its nerve on plans to build more houses
David Hargreaves adds his voice to those exhorting the Government to keep its nerve on plans to build more houses
7th Feb 19, 10:54am
7th Feb 19, 5:00am
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The Reserve Bank's first major set piece of the year will be all-change as the central bank prepares for the imminent introduction of a formal committee-based interest rate setting structure
The Reserve Bank's first major set piece of the year will be all-change as the central bank prepares for the imminent introduction of a formal committee-based interest rate setting structure
7th Feb 19, 5:00am
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4th Feb 19, 2:52pm
Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments is pushing ahead with plans to offer retail deposits in Australia after major shareholders tipped in more capital
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Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments is pushing ahead with plans to offer retail deposits in Australia after major shareholders tipped in more capital
4th Feb 19, 2:52pm
31st Jan 19, 3:43pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
31st Jan 19, 3:43pm
29th Jan 19, 3:50pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
29th Jan 19, 3:50pm
22nd Dec 18, 7:16am
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David Hargreaves says the interlinked issues of KiwiBuild, immigration and the overall housing market performance in 2019 will together be the key determinant of who forms a Government in 2020
David Hargreaves says the interlinked issues of KiwiBuild, immigration and the overall housing market performance in 2019 will together be the key determinant of who forms a Government in 2020
22nd Dec 18, 7:16am
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20th Dec 18, 3:30pm
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
20th Dec 18, 3:30pm
19th Dec 18, 11:06am
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RBNZ's new capital requirements would need Heartland to lift its 'Tier 1' capital by about $15m a year; company believes the new requirements will stir more takeover activity and says it will consider any 'value-accretive' acquisition
RBNZ's new capital requirements would need Heartland to lift its 'Tier 1' capital by about $15m a year; company believes the new requirements will stir more takeover activity and says it will consider any 'value-accretive' acquisition
19th Dec 18, 11:06am
18th Dec 18, 9:04am
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Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
18th Dec 18, 9:04am
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
13th Dec 18, 11:13am
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The Reserve Bank has released its climate change strategy, which will include studying the extent to which climate change is factored into the country's current house prices
The Reserve Bank has released its climate change strategy, which will include studying the extent to which climate change is factored into the country's current house prices
13th Dec 18, 11:13am
12th Dec 18, 4:10pm
The New Zealand finance company ANZ has strenuously tried to sell keeps producing the goods; after tax profit rises 6% to $65.3 million
The New Zealand finance company ANZ has strenuously tried to sell keeps producing the goods; after tax profit rises 6% to $65.3 million
12th Dec 18, 4:10pm
12th Dec 18, 1:41pm
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Insurance Council of New Zealand cautions those who might be affected by Air New Zealand pre-Christmas strike disruption that their travel insurance might not cover them for financial costs
Insurance Council of New Zealand cautions those who might be affected by Air New Zealand pre-Christmas strike disruption that their travel insurance might not cover them for financial costs
12th Dec 18, 1:41pm

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