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

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12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
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Tax Working Group proposal for vacant land tax that was referred for further investigation by Finance Minister Grant Robertson has been given a firm thumbs-down
12th Dec 19, 2:00pm
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
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David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
David Hargreaves looks at the astonishing change in mood across the country in the last few weeks and how that leaves us placed for next year - election year
10th Dec 19, 10:23am
9th Dec 19, 10:06am
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a2 Milk Company says its managing director Jayne Hrdlicka 'has agreed to step down' with former chief Geoffrey Babidge retaking the reins for the time being; share price drops sharply
a2 Milk Company says its managing director Jayne Hrdlicka 'has agreed to step down' with former chief Geoffrey Babidge retaking the reins for the time being; share price drops sharply
9th Dec 19, 10:06am
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
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Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
Federated Farmers is urging the banks to absorb as much as possible of the additional costs of the new bank capital requirements 'rather than dump it all on customers, and especially on under-pressure farmers'
5th Dec 19, 3:23pm
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
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ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
ANZ economists say a 'realistic guess' is that the Government will lift its net debt to about 23% of GDP, from the current 20%, by the year 2022
5th Dec 19, 2:43pm
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
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ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
ANZ economists now see OCR only going as low as 0.75% following a softening of the RBNZ proposals for bank capital, combined with a more positive domestic outlook and in particular upside to government infrastructure spending
5th Dec 19, 1:22pm
5th Dec 19, 8:42am
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Final report on retail fuel market recommends 'terminal gate pricing regime' similar to in Australia, requiring all importers to offer a 'spot' price; Govt aims to 'break stranglehold' of big fuel companies
Final report on retail fuel market recommends 'terminal gate pricing regime' similar to in Australia, requiring all importers to offer a 'spot' price; Govt aims to 'break stranglehold' of big fuel companies
5th Dec 19, 8:42am
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
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Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
Kiwibank economists say one 'perverse' impact of the RBNZ's forthcoming capital proposals could be that banks focus on residential mortgages at the expense of business lending
2nd Dec 19, 12:10pm
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
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David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the Government's signalled plans to have a spend-up on infrastructure
2nd Dec 19, 10:23am
28th Nov 19, 3:48pm
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ASB economists now say they expect just one more cut to the Official Cash Rate, in May next year; see some 'material upside risk' to GDP growth forecasts
ASB economists now say they expect just one more cut to the Official Cash Rate, in May next year; see some 'material upside risk' to GDP growth forecasts
28th Nov 19, 3:48pm
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
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Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
Good news for Government as latest ANZ Business Outlook Survey shows 'broad and consistent' improvement in the mood in the boardroom
28th Nov 19, 1:15pm
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
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David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank's decision to leave existing loan to value ratio restrictions in place means it's unlikely there will be further relaxation of the rules for at least a year
28th Nov 19, 9:54am
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
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In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
In its latest Financial Stability Report the Reserve Bank says options to address excessive dairy debt are limited as farm sales are at historically low levels
27th Nov 19, 2:52pm
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
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Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
Households are now increasingly expecting house price rises, while economists are tweaking their house price expectations upwards
20th Nov 19, 4:33pm
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
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Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
Further gains in global dairy prices are prompting economists to push up their milk price forecasts higher and higher - with a $7.50 per kilogram of milk solids price now looking eminently achievable
20th Nov 19, 2:02pm
18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
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David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
David Hargreaves suggests the Government's proposed changes to tenancy laws will simply make it harder for the more socially disadvantaged to get private rental accommodation
18th Nov 19, 3:51pm
17th Nov 19, 6:02am
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This week's OCR review was the first of four key pre-Christmas announcements that will collectively have a big influence on the economy next year. David Hargreaves reads the tea leaves
This week's OCR review was the first of four key pre-Christmas announcements that will collectively have a big influence on the economy next year. David Hargreaves reads the tea leaves
17th Nov 19, 6:02am
14th Nov 19, 4:02pm
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Reserve Bank says Lindsay Jenkin is leaving, while a new Assistant Governor role will be created in Auckland
Reserve Bank says Lindsay Jenkin is leaving, while a new Assistant Governor role will be created in Auckland
14th Nov 19, 4:02pm
13th Nov 19, 2:07pm
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Reserve Bank says economic developments since its August Monetary Policy Statement do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time; dollar rises, wholesale interest rates shoot up
Reserve Bank says economic developments since its August Monetary Policy Statement do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time; dollar rises, wholesale interest rates shoot up
13th Nov 19, 2:07pm
11th Nov 19, 11:28am
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The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
The market is unusually divided about whether the RBNZ will cut interest rates or not in its next review this week - but either way a strong reaction can be expected
11th Nov 19, 11:28am

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