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

8th Sep 19, 6:31am
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David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
David Hargreaves ponders why a housing obsessed nation like New Zealand keeps electing governments that don't know how to handle housing issues
8th Sep 19, 6:31am
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5th Sep 19, 10:24am
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ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
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ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby thinks Fonterra may have to make still further asset write-downs of up to $700 million and may have to withhold some of the milk price payout
5th Sep 19, 10:24am
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
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The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
3rd Sep 19, 8:58am
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David Hargreaves analyses the crucial roles in the house market that the investors, the first home buyers and Kiwisaver have been playing
David Hargreaves analyses the crucial roles in the house market that the investors, the first home buyers and Kiwisaver have been playing
3rd Sep 19, 8:58am
2nd Sep 19, 2:32pm
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The big bank economists are mulling what the flagging business confidence and drooping inflation expectations mean for the economy, with one economist even questioning whether the economy is heading for 'stall speed'
The big bank economists are mulling what the flagging business confidence and drooping inflation expectations mean for the economy, with one economist even questioning whether the economy is heading for 'stall speed'
2nd Sep 19, 2:32pm
1st Sep 19, 6:02am
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David Hargreaves takes liberties with metaphors as he ponders the uphill task RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr has as he tries to get New Zealand spending and investing
David Hargreaves takes liberties with metaphors as he ponders the uphill task RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr has as he tries to get New Zealand spending and investing
1st Sep 19, 6:02am
29th Aug 19, 1:14pm
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ANZ Business Outlook Survey says there's 'nothing good to say' about business confidence as it hits the lowest level in over 11 years while increasing numbers of firms intend to reduce staff numbers
ANZ Business Outlook Survey says there's 'nothing good to say' about business confidence as it hits the lowest level in over 11 years while increasing numbers of firms intend to reduce staff numbers
29th Aug 19, 1:14pm
28th Aug 19, 3:05pm
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Fonterra says its milk volumes in Australia were down nearly 29% in the first month of the new season, following on from a more than 20% drop for the whole of last season
Fonterra says its milk volumes in Australia were down nearly 29% in the first month of the new season, following on from a more than 20% drop for the whole of last season
28th Aug 19, 3:05pm
28th Aug 19, 12:16pm
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Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr puts in a plug for the Government and businesses to invest more to take advantage of low global interest rates
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr puts in a plug for the Government and businesses to invest more to take advantage of low global interest rates
28th Aug 19, 12:16pm
27th Aug 19, 12:02pm
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David Hargreaves examines the problems at ANZ NZ and explains why he's been opening new bank accounts
David Hargreaves examines the problems at ANZ NZ and explains why he's been opening new bank accounts
27th Aug 19, 12:02pm
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
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ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
ASB economists see 5%-6% nationwide house price inflation next year, with falling interest rates and population growth reviving the Auckland market and keeping regional markets 'simmering'
27th Aug 19, 10:37am
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
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In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
In July the first home buyers collectively borrowed over a billion dollars for the second time in three months; little sign of resurgence in investor interest
26th Aug 19, 3:58pm
20th Aug 19, 8:46am
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David Hargreaves says Fonterra needs to articulate a plan for how it will get back on its feet quickly - or NZ's dairy industry could be imperilled
David Hargreaves says Fonterra needs to articulate a plan for how it will get back on its feet quickly - or NZ's dairy industry could be imperilled
20th Aug 19, 8:46am
18th Aug 19, 6:02am
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David Hargreaves says with the Official Cash Rate now quickly moving towards zero we will all need to know as soon as possible what alternative weapons the Reserve Bank proposes wielding to shape monetary policy
David Hargreaves says with the Official Cash Rate now quickly moving towards zero we will all need to know as soon as possible what alternative weapons the Reserve Bank proposes wielding to shape monetary policy
18th Aug 19, 6:02am
15th Aug 19, 10:49am
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Heartland Group Holdings has reported after-tax profits of $73.6 million for the June financial year and is forecasting a profit of between $77 million and $80 million for the forthcoming year
Heartland Group Holdings has reported after-tax profits of $73.6 million for the June financial year and is forecasting a profit of between $77 million and $80 million for the forthcoming year
15th Aug 19, 10:49am
14th Aug 19, 1:52pm
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Case against ANZ by investors in Ross Asset Management likely to be held next year, with investors claiming in excess of $50 million against the bank
Case against ANZ by investors in Ross Asset Management likely to be held next year, with investors claiming in excess of $50 million against the bank
14th Aug 19, 1:52pm
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
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Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
Lobbyist and think tank the NZ Initiative is concerned the Reserve Bank's role could 'morph' once it starts using unconventional monetary policies and it might feel required to align itself with the Government's fiscal policy
14th Aug 19, 1:05pm
13th Aug 19, 11:51am
ASB has opened a bond offer, notionally seeking $100 mln, but with 'unlimited' oversubscriptions; Westpac NZ recently took a stunning $900 mln through the same tactics
ASB has opened a bond offer, notionally seeking $100 mln, but with 'unlimited' oversubscriptions; Westpac NZ recently took a stunning $900 mln through the same tactics
13th Aug 19, 11:51am
12th Aug 19, 3:35pm
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RBNZ's new data series looking at debt-to-income ratios of home buyers shows that a third of first home buyer debt nationally, and nearly half of FHB debt in Auckland, is at a level of over five times income
RBNZ's new data series looking at debt-to-income ratios of home buyers shows that a third of first home buyer debt nationally, and nearly half of FHB debt in Auckland, is at a level of over five times income
12th Aug 19, 3:35pm
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12th Aug 19, 8:56am
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Fonterra says it is set to lose between $590 mln and $675 mln in the just-completed financial year after writing down the value of more of its assets; $800 mln debt reduction target not achieved; board discussion on capital structure
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Fonterra says it is set to lose between $590 mln and $675 mln in the just-completed financial year after writing down the value of more of its assets; $800 mln debt reduction target not achieved; board discussion on capital structure
12th Aug 19, 8:56am

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