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Economics

20 Apr 2018

For China, devaluation is a bad idea

Raymond Yeung & Khoon Goh | Chief Economist Greater China & Head of Asia Research at ANZ

It’s not in China’s best interests to devalue the yuan as it would go against two key priorities of its own government.

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.

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.

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.

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.

28 Feb 2018

NZ productivity: not too shabby (but improvement needed)

Philip Borkin | Senior Economist, ANZ

Sure, the figures looked bad but the latest productivity snapshot for New Zealand is a little more promising. More please.

23 Feb 2018

Event economics: faster, higher, stronger…

Jason Murphy | Publisher, Thomas the Think Engine

The Winter Games are wrapping up in Pyeongchang but the economic impact – whichever way it goes – will last for some time.

21 Feb 2018

Stateometer: national strength

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

Differences faded across Australia’s states and territories in December quarter, reading shows.

08 Feb 2018

Good times fade away on markets

Mark Rider | Chief Investment Officer, ANZ Wealth

Crashes aside, don’t expect a repeat of the double-digit market returns of 2017.

18 Jan 2018

Is this as good as it gets for the economy?

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

Let’s welcome the global recovery and take advantage of it - but the chances of further improvement are minor.