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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

14 May 2018

Privacy is dead; long live privacy

Michelle Pinheiro | Head of Enterprise Data Governance, ANZ

Our personal privacy has been declared DOA numerous times – but there may be a glimmer of hope.

16 May 2018

Saving their way to freedom

Professor Roslyn Russell | Principal Research Fellow, RMIT University

Helping people save can help improve financial habits – and change lives, new RMIT research confirms.

11 May 2018

How artificial and actual intelligence are changing the game

Maryann Jamieson | Domain Lead, Business Automation & Integration, ANZ

AI and automation are rapidly altering the workforce so do businesses still need a human touch?

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