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Andrew Cornell
Managing Editor, bluenotes

About Andrew Cornell

The managing editor of bluenotes, Andrew is an award winning journalist with more than three decades in the game. He was at the Australian Financial Review for 20 years where he was an associate editor, senior writer and columnist – his widely read financial services column continues on bluenotes.

Andrew is a former north Asia correspondent for the AFR and in the wake of the financial crisis was awarded a European Union grant to study the global response and new regulation. He has also been a restaurant reviewer and tries to play table tennis.

articles by Andrew Cornell

27 Sep 2022

A digital alternative to online identity theft risk

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Identity theft is a global online scourge but one of the most promising fields of digital innovation is digital, secure IDs.

27 Sep 2022

Emerging Economics Series: Where to now for Australian housing?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

It is an inflexion point for Australian residential property with the first sustained rising interest rates cycle in nearly two decades. What does it mean for home owners and renters?

24 Aug 2022

To boldly go where no regulation has gone before

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Maybe with some reluctance but the authorities are moving to bring the emerging world of digital assets and decentralised finance inside the official tent. Better inside maybe …

10 Aug 2022

Should there be a “C” for credibility in ESG?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

It could be time to move beyond ESG – not because it’s not important but because it’s too complex and too important to lump environmental, social and governance challenges together.

25 Jul 2022

Molyneux: half a century of learning through history

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Through mergers, crises, economic cycles, governments, with almost half a century at ANZ under his belt, technology and risk expert Rob Molyneux is logging off for good.

18 Jul 2022

Elliott: betting on Queensland, accelerating ANZ strategy

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ CEO says acquisition of Suncorp Bank is an investment in the bank’s Retail and Commercial operations, and the state of Queensland.

12 Jul 2022

Alternative finance services ruffle a few feathers

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Bigtech, fintech, DeFi, Neobank, Metabank… if it quacks the regulators will be duck hunting.

29 Jun 2022

Is the payment revolution indebted to buy now, pay later?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Buy now, pay later schemes were touted as a payment revolution for the new age. But are they offering anything really that different? And what happens if they don’t succeed?

18 May 2022

Ah, you want a stable stablecoin…

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Rising rate expectations are ultimately behind the destruction of recent weeks in crypto asset markets, especially cryptocurrencies.

04 May 2022

Faruqui: solid result in challenging environment

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ CFO says strong performances from New Zealand and Institutional together with continued focus on capital discipline and cost management bolstered the bank’s half-year result.

04 May 2022

Elliott: pleasing progress in bank strategy

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ CEO says the bank is well placed to support customers’ financial wellbeing through a period of economic uncertainty.

27 Apr 2022

Super cycling to a sustainable future

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The worlds next super-cycle is inevitable. And it will require an innovation and funding super-cycle as fuel.