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

17th Apr 20, 8:58am
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Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
Economists see inflation possibly dropping below the minimum target of 1% this year, but say it's going to be difficult to even accurately measure it after the disruption of the lockdown
17th Apr 20, 8:58am
15th Apr 20, 4:23pm
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International co-ordinator the Financial Stability Board has issued a consultation paper with 10 key recommendations for regulation of 'global stablecoins'
International co-ordinator the Financial Stability Board has issued a consultation paper with 10 key recommendations for regulation of 'global stablecoins'
15th Apr 20, 4:23pm
15th Apr 20, 11:08am
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Refining NZ is considering getting out of refining and becoming solely a fuel importer
Refining NZ is considering getting out of refining and becoming solely a fuel importer
15th Apr 20, 11:08am
14th Apr 20, 12:28pm
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Westpac chief economist says new Treasury scenarios provide a strong justification for 'massively more' fiscal stimulus
Westpac chief economist says new Treasury scenarios provide a strong justification for 'massively more' fiscal stimulus
14th Apr 20, 12:28pm
13th Apr 20, 9:12am
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New Zealand companies have been paying out big portions of their profits as dividends - but that's going to change
New Zealand companies have been paying out big portions of their profits as dividends - but that's going to change
13th Apr 20, 9:12am
9th Apr 20, 11:15am
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Official figures show spending on food and groceries rose a whopping $376 million in the past month; elsewhere it's a predictably grim story
Official figures show spending on food and groceries rose a whopping $376 million in the past month; elsewhere it's a predictably grim story
9th Apr 20, 11:15am
9th Apr 20, 10:17am
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One of the country's largest retailers has provided details of how much of the $6.6 billion Government wage subsidy it has received and where it has gone
One of the country's largest retailers has provided details of how much of the $6.6 billion Government wage subsidy it has received and where it has gone
9th Apr 20, 10:17am
8th Apr 20, 1:05pm
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ANZ Business Outlook preliminary April reading shows record lows across the board
ANZ Business Outlook preliminary April reading shows record lows across the board
8th Apr 20, 1:05pm
8th Apr 20, 10:53am
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In what could be a taste of things to come, an overseas buyer is seeking to walk away from an agreed deal to buy one of the country's largest retirement village operators
In what could be a taste of things to come, an overseas buyer is seeking to walk away from an agreed deal to buy one of the country's largest retirement village operators
8th Apr 20, 10:53am
7th Apr 20, 2:34pm
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We have to hope that our fairly shallow pool of investment funds is able to support New Zealand businesses in the tough times ahead
We have to hope that our fairly shallow pool of investment funds is able to support New Zealand businesses in the tough times ahead
7th Apr 20, 2:34pm
7th Apr 20, 10:26am
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Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that a net 16% of businesses are expecting to shed staff in the next quarter
Latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion shows that a net 16% of businesses are expecting to shed staff in the next quarter
7th Apr 20, 10:26am
6th Apr 20, 9:22am
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Country's largest airport says it is moving swiftly to respond to 'abrupt changes' in the market and has obtained covenant waivers from its bankers till the end of 2021
Country's largest airport says it is moving swiftly to respond to 'abrupt changes' in the market and has obtained covenant waivers from its bankers till the end of 2021
6th Apr 20, 9:22am
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
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In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
In a new report ratings agency Moody's Investors Service says disruption from coronavirus will weaken NZ’s economic growth leading to increases in problem loans, weighing on banks’ profitability and capitalisation
2nd Apr 20, 3:28pm
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
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We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
We needed a reasonable period of time to allow the recent surging wave of highly geared first home buyers to get financially comfortable. We didn't get it
1st Apr 20, 1:22pm
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
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Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
31st Mar 20, 1:11pm
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ANZ Business Outlook for March makes for 'dreadful reading'
ANZ Business Outlook for March makes for 'dreadful reading'
31st Mar 20, 1:11pm
31st Mar 20, 10:58am
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The Government is literally throwing money at the coronavirus problem at bewildering speed. If you are finding it all hard to keep track of developments, interest.co.nz is here to help
The Government is literally throwing money at the coronavirus problem at bewildering speed. If you are finding it all hard to keep track of developments, interest.co.nz is here to help
31st Mar 20, 10:58am
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
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BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
BNZ's head of research Stephen Toplis says economic activity will not return to pre-crisis levels till 2023, while unemployment might not get back below 5% before 2025
30th Mar 20, 3:51pm
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
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Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
Westpac economists say after a drop in the second half of this year house prices will next year slowly start returning to their 'pre-Covid-19 trajectory'
30th Mar 20, 1:13pm
26th Mar 20, 10:43am
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The country's largest airport has suspended plans for a second runway, a domestic Jet Hub, a multi-storey carpark, and construction of the 146-room Mercure Hotel near the airport shopping centre
The country's largest airport has suspended plans for a second runway, a domestic Jet Hub, a multi-storey carpark, and construction of the 146-room Mercure Hotel near the airport shopping centre
26th Mar 20, 10:43am

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