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Economics

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.

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.

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?

04 Nov 2019

Changing the mining mix

Daniel Hynes, Catherine Birch & Jasmine Kaur | Senior Commodities Strategist & Senior Economists, ANZ

Australia’s mining industry has faced momentous changes over the last decade. Will a shift to renewable technologies help drive demand?

28 Oct 2019

Libra in China: what’s in the stars?

Raymond Yeung and team | Chief Economist, Greater China & economics team, ANZ

Facebook’s digital currency holds as founder Mark Zuckerberg faces Congress. However, one party is yet to show its hand.

24 Oct 2019

Aus housing: on the rebound

Felicity Emmett & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist and Economist at ANZ

The turn in the housing market has been remarkable with the rebound in prices considerably stronger than expected.

21 Oct 2019

New Zealand: land of the long white, but darkening, cloud

Miles Workman | Senior NZ Economist, ANZ

The outlook for the Kiwi economy is for growth to slow a little further, but remain on course overall.

18 Oct 2019

Non-residential building capex: offices, hotels hold the fort

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Major project investment in the non-residential building sector is historically high after a surge in 2018-19.

17 Oct 2019

US-China trade: a temporary truce

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

An agreement may be in sight in the long-running US-China trade war. But history warns us of mirages.

10 Oct 2019

Brexit: lambs to the slaughter

Susan Kilsby & Sharon Zollner | NZ Agriculture Economist and NZ Chief Economist at ANZ

New Zealand’s lamb industry is watching closely as the UK tries to herd Brexit.

01 Oct 2019

Public infrastructure investment: choppy waters

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Capital expenditure from public-backed major projects is expected to fall before the next wave of projects begins.