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Economics

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.

04 Dec 2017

Australia’s future in the unmeasurable economy

Alan Mitchell | Former economics editor of The Australian Financial Review

Labour productivity is in the doldrums and an uncomfortable future is lapping at our feet.

14 Nov 2017

Megatrends: the next 10 years vs last 50, Pt 2

Damien Klassen | Head of Investments at Nucleus Wealth

The long-term trends which carried markets over the last 50 years are ending.

02 Nov 2017

RBA should hold the line on rates

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

Inflation may give the RBA the cover it needs to hike next year.

25 Oct 2017

FTAs: myth posing as policy

Bill Carmichael, Alan Mitchell et al | Former chairman, Industries Assistance Commission & Former Economics Editor, AFR

The clarity of what is at issue in trade policy has been translated into the language of trade diplomacy.

23 Oct 2017

Megatrends: the next 10 years vs last 50, Pt 1

Damien Klassen | Head of Investments at Nucleus Wealth

A look at the relentless demographic and structural undercurrents which will drive markets in the future.

20 Oct 2017

Navigating the gig economy

Dr Wesley McClendon | Global HR executive, thought leader and executive director, McClendon Research Group, Inc (MRG)

The war for talent isn’t over- the talented have just left the building.

10 Oct 2017

Why GDP and welfare are parting company

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

Something is up with wage growth around the world – and that something could be technology.

25 Sep 2017

Political press releases: More than just words

Sharon Zollner | Associate Director & Senior Economist NZ, ANZ

New Zealand – not unexpectedly – has a hung parliament after the weekend election. What can the parties’ own words tells about how a coalition may form?

21 Sep 2017

Playing the long game on China

Alan Mitchell | Former economics editor of The Australian Financial Review

China is a long-term project for Australian investment but acting now to strengthen investment policy is paramount.

19 Sep 2017

The outlook for soft commodities

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Spring is here and all eyes turn to forecasts for wheat, beef, dairy and more.

19 Sep 2017

Bitter butter battle brewing in NZ?

Sharon Zollner | Associate Director & Senior Economist NZ, ANZ

High European prices due to falling product and low inventories are affecting the domestic market.