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05 Dec 2019

Aus Christmas retail: bah humbug

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

A weak economy and ongoing discounting periods are putting a dampener on the Christmas spirit in retail.

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25 Nov 2019

Aus healthcare: in the waiting room

Glen Fisher | Associate Director for Health, ANZ

Australia’s healthcare sector is expanding to meet demand driving investment opportunities in healthcare real estate assets.

29 Nov 2019

JAPAN | 日本

Japan was the first branch ANZ opened in Asia and remains a key market 50 years later. Our Country Brief tells the story.

04 Dec 2019

INFOGRAPHIC: the Aussies falling victim to scams

Cassandra Hewett & Marc Broome | Head of Financial Crime and Complex Investigations Lead, ANZ

Scams are no longer just clunky calls claiming to be from the tax office or your bank. Take a look at which Australians are getting snared.

03 Dec 2019

Kyuuka wo tanoshinde ne!

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

Japanese tourists are finally heading abroad in growing numbers after almost two decades of flat growth.

02 Dec 2019

ANZ Board Minutes: banks on the production line

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Graeme Liebelt believes the financial services have a lot to learn from manufacturing. And it’s time to get back to basics.

29 Nov 2019

Migrant Australians: a right to learn

Professor Roslyn Russell | Principal Research Fellow, RMIT University

As global migration patterns shift, Australian financial services must be ready to provide support to new arrivals.

28 Nov 2019

Aus agri: the path to $A100 billion - part 2

Mark Bennett & Madeleine Swan | Head of Agribusiness & Associate Director Agri Research, ANZ

New capital and a focus on export risk underpin the likelihood for Australia’s agri industry to reach $A100 billion by 2030.

26 Nov 2019

PODCAST: banking on innovation

Nick Higginbottom | bluenotes contributor, ANZ

Fintechs and banks come together for shared strategic benefit under ANZ’s new investments team, ANZi Ventures.

27 Nov 2019

Fintech threat: not just where you think

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The fintech revolution is entering the negotiated truce phase - but bigtech looms on a new front.

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25 Nov 2019

Challenger banks: still a challenge?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Before fintech, before neo-banks, there were ‘challenger’ banks. Where are they now?

22 Nov 2019

Greater Mekong: urbanising quicker than expected

Arun Navaratna & Khoon Goh | Senior Economist & Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Urbanisation in the Greater Mekong region could drive significant productivity gains and strong economic growth in the medium term - even more than forecast.

21 Nov 2019

Aus agri: the path to $A100 billion - part 1

Mark Bennett & Madeleine Swan | Head of Agribusiness & Associate Director Agri Research, ANZ

Will Australia’s agri industry reach its ambitious target of $A100 billion by 2030? Delve into the details in this two-part series.

22 Nov 2019

Sustainable development goals: €1 billion bond

Sharon Klyne | bluenotes contributor

World’s first Euro SDG Tier 2 issued by ANZ, in line with bank’s increased sustainable finance target.

20 Nov 2019

Stateometer: on the right track

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

The ANZ Stateometer showed economies turned in many of Australia's states and territories in the September quarter, marking a positive – albeit mild – change.

19 Nov 2019

Sukkar: housing supply, a game changer

Caryn Kakas | Head of Housing Strategy, ANZ

Supply and creation of affordable housing has financial, social and economic benefits for communities, says Housing Minister.

18 Nov 2019

On violence: societal change needed

Natasha Stott Despoja | Founder & Chair, Our Watch

Violence against women is a global epidemic. And Australia is not immune.

15 Nov 2019

Monetary policy: reaching the bottom of the barrel

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

As monetary policy’s impact on credit diminishes, secular stagnation is beginning to take hold.

14 Nov 2019

Interest rates: through the looking-glass

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

As interest rates tend towards zero, will central banks be forced to turn to unconventional monetary policies?

OUT OF THE BLUE - a curation of fascinating stories from around the world

Climate change and commute delays

New York City’s transit authority are flooding subway entrances to plan for catastrophic weather events. Yes, seriously.

Accessing online

Although the disability community were key to launching the internet, a lack of accessibility is now locking them out.

Who to follow: Roslyn Russell @rosrussell

Professor at RMIT University, Russell looks at the symptoms and impacts of financial wellbeing.

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