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13 Jun 2019

Trade in trouble: Asia must act

Wendy Cutler | Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute

In the shadow of US-China tensions, the Asia Pacific must step up and lead reforms.

20 Mar 2019

Why the world wants more regulation. And what it means

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

There are a multitude of reasons why momentum is shifting towards more rules and regulations.

05 Mar 2019

How do central banks manage money?

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

The recent spikes in bank funding costs have implications for central banking policy.

14 Feb 2019

Elliott: responding to the Royal Commission

Brett Foley | bluenotes contributor

ANZ CEO says the bank must respond to the Royal Commission’s recommendations in two ways.

24 Sep 2018

How to cut the red tape hurting super savers

Kevin Davis & Rodney Maddock | Professors, Australian Centre for Financial Studies, Monash University

The unintended consequences of bank regulation unnecessarily short-changes super savers – but there’s a relatively low-cost fix.

05 Apr 2018

A warmer year for fossil fuel funding but finance climate still cooling

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Global banks increased lending for “extreme” fossil fuels last year but will such finances be increasingly climate constrained?

04 Apr 2018

Australia, act now or risk missing green investment opportunities

Prof Martina Linnenluecke | Professor of Environmental Science at Macquarie University

The business benefits of adopting a purpose-beyond-profit approach are positive for all organisations, including banks.

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

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 shows how it is looking further afield.

09 Mar 2018

Trump’s self-inflicted trade problem

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

The US is caught in a pincer movement of its own making on trade.

08 Feb 2018

New world order: Trump, trade & the TPP

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

US involvement in the new TPP would not be simple given the remaining participants have re-negotiated its terms.

07 Dec 2017

New world order: threading the policy needle

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

Australia’s Foreign Policy White Paper makes progress in coming to terms with the new geopolitical reality.