28 May 2020

Gonski: preparing for ‘COVID-normal’

David Gonski AC | Chairman at ANZ

ANZ Chairman outlines the bank’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it made on half-year earnings.


29 May 2020

Risking it to support the economy

Nicola Greenberg & Kerensa Sneyd | Senior Associate & Managing Associate, Allens

Banks have a critical role in supporting the economy through this pandemic. But considerable risk is involved.

27 May 2020

Valuing human life adds value to the economy

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

As the re-opening of some societies begins, balancing the value of human life vs cost to the economy has come to a head.

25 May 2020

The culture of cash

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

The perceived decreasing value of cash during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the same across the globe.

21 May 2020

Stateometer: the first shock waves

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

The beginnings of the COVID-19 economic shock became apparent in the states and territories’ trade channels.

19 May 2020

Hydrogen - the fuel of the future?

Satoshi Okazaki & Andrew Cornell | Head of Corporate Banking ANZ Japan & Managing Editor of bluenotes

Hydrogen - along with oxygen, a constituent of water - is also a fuel of the future. And potentially a climate change saviour.

18 May 2020

Economic dignity: a way forward

Dr Jeremiah Brown | ANZ Tony Nicholson Research Fellow

All Australians must support the most vulnerable members of society with dignity and respect. It’s in all our interests.

14 May 2020

Pandemic lays housing recovery low

Felicity Emmett & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist and Economist at ANZ

Australia’s housing market will be impacted on many fronts because of COVID-19. And the effects will be seen both immediately and longer-term.

20 May 2020

Charting an easing of restrictions

Adelaide Timbrell & David Plank | Economist & Head of Aus Economics, ANZ

As some states return to a new form of normal, spending data show the initial excitement of freedom has wavered a little.

13 May 2020

Post COVID-19: recovery but not as we know it

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Many lessons will be born out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Which will endure in the long-term?

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12 May 2020

Data in a crisis - and beyond

Emma Gray | Group Executive - Data & Automation, ANZ

ANZ data and automation expert outlines how data must be managed for customers and decision makers.

11 May 2020

True or false: panic buying surges food prices

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

New data show a run on supermarkets during the onset of COVID-19 restrictions could have led to increased food prices.

08 May 2020

Yield curve control: back to the future

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

Governments and central banks can find much to learn from previous crises in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

07 May 2020

Economic governance in a crisis

Alan Mitchell | Former AFR Economics Editor

The focus must be on the economic policies needed to stimulate growth post-crisis.

06 May 2020

Off the beaten path to track sentiment via Google searches, foot traffic

Hayden Dimes & David Plank | Economist & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Alternative data can provide insights into how Australians are feeling about the economy.

04 May 2020

Two decades on, will COVID-19 alter payment patterns?

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

The payments landscape has changed entirely in two decades. Will COVID-19 alter the course of history?

05 May 2020

Currency contagion: monetising virus responses

John Bromhead & Daniel Been | FX Strategist & Head of FX and G3 Research, ANZ

Economies around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are doing better than others.

01 May 2020

Working remotely: ANZ’s network affect

Gerard Florian | Group Executive Technology, ANZ

Companies around the world – including ANZ – had to rapidly adapt both physically and technologically to respond to COVID-19.

30 Apr 2020

Elliott: dealing with uncertainty from a position of strength

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

CEO says bank’s work coming into the crisis and past experience holds it in good stead to help customers and economy through the pandemic.

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Australian banks were hit hard by COVID-19 but they are in good stead to support the broader economy, according to PwC analysis.

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