24 May 2018

LONGREAD: tools of commerce

Grant Halverson | Former CEO, McLean Roche Consulting

Payments systems are constantly changing and there’s a lot in store for the future, says a payments expert.


25 May 2018

ZTE & China’s electronics battlefield

Raymond Yeung & Kaushik Baidya | Chief Economist Greater China & Economist, ANZ

ZTE incident will surely spur China’s domestic chip production and R&D activity.

22 May 2018

Is the trade war really over?

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

The China-US armistice is good news but the crux of the matter has yet to be addressed. Don’t rule out more actions on both sides.

24 May 2018

For SME scams, the best defence is defence

Guy Mendelson | General Manager, Small Business Banking at ANZ

Australian incidents of business email compromise increased by 230 per cent between 2016 and 2017.

23 May 2018

Stateometer: housing drags on key state

Cherelle Murphy & Jack Chambers | Senior Economist & Market Economist, ANZ

Growth in NSW decelerates and population stats point to house prices; Vic, SA and Qld accelerate.

23 May 2018

Japan: a rising or waning sun?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Growth in Japan has dried up. Is this the end of Abenomics?

22 May 2018

How boomers are changing the landscape for small NZ towns

Briar McCormack | New Zealand editor

A retirement village in the centre of a small town could be a blueprint for boosting regional NZ.

21 May 2018

Trust and the senior executive

Donald Alexander | Senior Lecturer, Charles Sturt University

Research shows trust in CEOs is getting better. It needs to. How can they keep the momentum going?

21 May 2018

What’s holding beef back?

Jason Taylor | Regional Executive, Central Queensland, ANZ

ANZ’s Mark Bennett shares trade themes from the ground in Beef Week.

18 May 2018

Australia – what’s the plan?

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

Missing from the 2018 budget was an overall sense of narrative – something the country will need amid coming uncertainty.

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18 May 2018

Privacy, personalisation and the right to be forgotten

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Society is on high alert when it comes to personal data use, so how can organisations better play by the rules?

17 May 2018

NZ Budget18: no surprises

Miles Workman & Sharon Zollner | Economist & Chief Economist, ANZ NZ

Prudent pragmatism is the order of the day in New Zealand.

17 May 2018

PODCAST: we cannot be what we cannot see

Dylan Alcott | Australian Open and Paralympic tennis champion

One in five Australians has a disability - so it’s time to include them in advertising.

17 May 2018

What’s left to do now?

Darren Sibson | bluenotes contributor

Marriage equality is now a reality in Australia but there’s still work to do for equality and inclusion.

16 May 2018

Bank results: what lurks beneath?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Results were solid – but stepping back from the headlines, the outlook for the sector is tough.

11 May 2018

Insulating for a better New Zealand

David Hisco | CEO New Zealand and Group Executive, ANZ

Every year, thousands of Kiwi children get sick from poorly built housing and it’s time to do something about it, says ANZ NZ CEO.

15 May 2018

To get more kids into STEM, we need to change

Carina Parisella | Innovation editor

A rethink on the way we instill, assess and value knowledge in students is required, educator says.

15 May 2018

Lessons on crypto, fintech and regulation

Mark Evans & Alexander Malaket | ANZ & OPUS Advisory Services

Lessons learned from trade finance can teach us a lot as regulators eye consumer protections on tech like bitcoin.

14 May 2018

BUDGET 2018: here’s to our health

Richard Grayson | Head of Health, Business and Private Banking, ANZ

Australia’s federal government has unveiled a suite of budget measures which should help ease the transition to an ageing population.

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