23 Mar 2018

China poised for measured responses to US

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Expect retaliation from China in the event the US’ planned tariff positions go into effect.


23 Mar 2018

Punch cards and when big data meant a full filing cabinet

Matt Nicol | BlueNotes contributing editor

Before the invention of sophisticated computer software, the humble punch card helped organisations like ANZ create and store data.

23 Mar 2018

Japan’s quest to win friends and influence people

Mark Skulley & Jim Skulley | Freelance journalist & Honours student in international relations at La Trobe University

Japan still looks to the US to anchor its security but the signing of the revived TPP without the United States shows how it is looking further afield.

22 Mar 2018

Non-banks to take greater slice of corporate loan market

Shane White | Senior production editor, bluenotes

Australia’s syndicated loan market will keep expanding – with non-banks a key driver.

22 Mar 2018

PODCAST: bricks and mortar have a future in retail – just smaller

Jo Masters | Senior Economist, ANZ

Growing overheads related to physical stores becoming a bigger issue for retail, retailer group boss says.

21 Mar 2018

Tassie cherries on China’s echeckout

James McKeefry | State Agriculture Manager, Victoria and Tasmania, ANZ

China’s sold 160 tonnes of cherries in one day in 2017. The size of the opportunity is mind boggling.

21 Mar 2018

Q&A: untethered – Visa and the future of payments

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

We sit down with Chris Boncimino, Visa’s head of innovation, to chat about cryptocurrncies, QR codes, plastic cards, cash and all the other ways to pay.

20 Mar 2018

Accessibility for all

Tony Field | bluenotes contributor

Companies must consider the needs of all their customers when designing products and processes.

20 Mar 2018

Asia’s middle class set to drive Australia’s export success

Isaac Rankin | GM Business Banking, ANZ

Asia’s middle class is an even bigger opportunity for Australian exporters than expected.

20 Mar 2018

Ausbiz goes bullish on ASEAN

Elizabeth Rudall | bluenotes contributor

Survey shows growing commitment to boost trade and investment in Southeast Asia.

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22 Mar 2018

Singapore’s growth potential understated

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

A stronger growth forecast in Singapore is due to two key domestic drivers of growth, says ANZ’s Head of Asia Research.

19 Mar 2018

What’s not next for a city in knots

Jean-Paul Pelosi | Freelance journalist

There’s a gap between Sydney’s desire to be a global centre and its physical shape. What needs to change?

19 Mar 2018

Tariffs: for better or worse - usually worse

Alan Mitchell | Former economics editor of The Australian Financial Review

Donald Trump believes his tariffs will be good for the American economy but history shows otherwise.

19 Mar 2018

New world order: Turnbull - Trump’s man of steel

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

A weakening of the WTO’s authority has the potential to upset a delicate global trading balance amid a mercantilist China’s rise.

15 Mar 2018

ASEAN in Australia: full coverage

Mark Whelan | Group Executive, Institutional at ANZ

We bring you views and insights on what lies ahead for the ASEAN-Australian Special Summit.

15 Mar 2018

Australia’s key role in the ASEAN economy

Mark Whelan | Group Executive, Institutional at ANZ

The importance of the growing economic scale of ASEAN cannot be underestimated.

13 Mar 2018

LONGREAD: good vibes and a fresh focus at ASEAN

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Australia is looking to shed its quarry or farm-based image at ASEAN as it prepares for a very different future.

09 Mar 2018

LONGREAD: can ASEAN’s opportunity equal China?

Anna Green | CEO Philippines, ANZ

The ASEAN opportunity provides learnings from the China experience for Australian businesses.

16 Mar 2018

Plum opportunities ahead for horticulture

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Australian fruit and nut exports to China increased by 500 per cent in the past four years.

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