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

31st Jul 19, 3:44pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show that annual mortgage growth has slowed for the first time since last November
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that annual mortgage growth has slowed for the first time since last November
31st Jul 19, 3:44pm
31st Jul 19, 1:26pm
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ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows the worst sentiment in the construction sector since 2009, while overall business confidence has sagged again and more firms are expecting to cut staff
ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows the worst sentiment in the construction sector since 2009, while overall business confidence has sagged again and more firms are expecting to cut staff
31st Jul 19, 1:26pm
31st Jul 19, 10:41am
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New research finds the composition of migrants has no influence on house prices, but New Zealanders moving tends to push prices up more
New research finds the composition of migrants has no influence on house prices, but New Zealanders moving tends to push prices up more
31st Jul 19, 10:41am
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30th Jul 19, 10:27am
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BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander has crunched the data and declares that the Govt decision to can any Capital Gains Tax has not reignited investor interest in house buying
[Updated]
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander has crunched the data and declares that the Govt decision to can any Capital Gains Tax has not reignited investor interest in house buying
30th Jul 19, 10:27am
30th Jul 19, 9:13am
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P2P lender Squirrel Money has reported smaller losses after significantly reducing its marketing spend
P2P lender Squirrel Money has reported smaller losses after significantly reducing its marketing spend
30th Jul 19, 9:13am
25th Jul 19, 9:22am
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Westpac economists change their call and now see two further cuts to the OCR this year - but they say even three cuts would be a possibility; house price rises may be even more than Westpac has forecast
Westpac economists change their call and now see two further cuts to the OCR this year - but they say even three cuts would be a possibility; house price rises may be even more than Westpac has forecast
25th Jul 19, 9:22am
24th Jul 19, 3:42pm
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In June the first home buyers borrowed the smallest amount for this grouping since February, while their share of the total borrowed dropped from the previous month's high
In June the first home buyers borrowed the smallest amount for this grouping since February, while their share of the total borrowed dropped from the previous month's high
24th Jul 19, 3:42pm
24th Jul 19, 1:59pm
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Westpac NZ has made one of this country's largest ever non-government debt issues, raising NZ$900 mln for an offer that was notionally seeking NZ$100 mln
Westpac NZ has made one of this country's largest ever non-government debt issues, raising NZ$900 mln for an offer that was notionally seeking NZ$100 mln
24th Jul 19, 1:59pm
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24th Jul 19, 11:07am
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Online lender Harmoney reports an after-tax gain of $7.22 million and vastly increased assets; still seeking new share capital
[Updated]
Online lender Harmoney reports an after-tax gain of $7.22 million and vastly increased assets; still seeking new share capital
24th Jul 19, 11:07am
23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
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BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander crunches the reasons why he believes it is not valid to assume recent declines in Australian house prices will translate to similar falls here
23rd Jul 19, 10:51am
22nd Jul 19, 3:59pm
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A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Mortgage and term deposit rate changes as BNZ goes low, there's a new IRD scam in town, Westpac NZ looks for $100+ mln, swaps drop, and dollar firms
A review of things you need to know before you go home on Monday; Mortgage and term deposit rate changes as BNZ goes low, there's a new IRD scam in town, Westpac NZ looks for $100+ mln, swaps drop, and dollar firms
22nd Jul 19, 3:59pm
18th Jul 19, 3:19pm
Reserve Bank says an insurance sector prudential dashboard 'will incur some costs on the industry' and may take several years
Reserve Bank says an insurance sector prudential dashboard 'will incur some costs on the industry' and may take several years
18th Jul 19, 3:19pm
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
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Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
Kiwibank economists say despite the residential construction boom the country is still falling short of what it needs to build; further short term weakness seen in Auckland house prices, however
18th Jul 19, 1:36pm
18th Jul 19, 11:39am
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Fitch Ratings affirms the AA- ratings of ANZ and Westpac but warns both they and their NZ subsidiaries might see a weakening in earnings relative to their peers
Fitch Ratings affirms the AA- ratings of ANZ and Westpac but warns both they and their NZ subsidiaries might see a weakening in earnings relative to their peers
18th Jul 19, 11:39am
17th Jul 19, 11:35am
Aotea Finance will pay thousands of customers after a settlement with the Commerce Commission due to credit contracts not including all the key information required under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003
Aotea Finance will pay thousands of customers after a settlement with the Commerce Commission due to credit contracts not including all the key information required under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003
17th Jul 19, 11:35am
17th Jul 19, 10:29am
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David Hargreaves wonders if the push-back, particularly by the Big Four Aussie banks, against the RBNZ's capital proposals may ultimately prove to be counter-productive
David Hargreaves wonders if the push-back, particularly by the Big Four Aussie banks, against the RBNZ's capital proposals may ultimately prove to be counter-productive
17th Jul 19, 10:29am
17th Jul 19, 9:04am
Department of Internal Affairs says Regus Management has failed to meet requirements under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009
Department of Internal Affairs says Regus Management has failed to meet requirements under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009
17th Jul 19, 9:04am
16th Jul 19, 9:50am
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David Hargreaves says the Government needs to take a hard look at the growing usage of Kiwisaver to fund deposits for houses - and the risks that this carries
David Hargreaves says the Government needs to take a hard look at the growing usage of Kiwisaver to fund deposits for houses - and the risks that this carries
16th Jul 19, 9:50am
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12th Jul 19, 9:07pm
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The Financial Markets Authority says filing of legal action against ANZ by RAM investors is the 'right result'
[Updated]
The Financial Markets Authority says filing of legal action against ANZ by RAM investors is the 'right result'
12th Jul 19, 9:07pm
11th Jul 19, 1:02pm
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APRA will make each of ANZ, National Australia Bank and Westpac hold an extra A$500 mln 'to reflect higher operational risk identified in their risk governance self-assessments'
APRA will make each of ANZ, National Australia Bank and Westpac hold an extra A$500 mln 'to reflect higher operational risk identified in their risk governance self-assessments'
11th Jul 19, 1:02pm

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