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.

26 Feb 2018

PODCAST: Alibaba, the sleeping giant of retail

Jo Masters | Senior Economist, ANZ

While Australian retailers are bracing their windows for the Amazon storm, Alibaba is walking freely through the door.

22 Nov 2017

Stateometer: a clearer picture

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

Strength in labour market, recovery in mining states sees convergence in ANZ Stateometer.

18 Sep 2017

Growth backers: financing Asia’s rapid expansion

Carl Roberts | Head of ANZ Loan Syndications for South & Southeast Asia.

An infrastructure investment gap is opening up in Asia challenges regarding the availability and pricing of capital are increasing.

17 Jul 2017

Super: the great Australian apathy

Alexis George | Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Group Executive Wealth Australia, ANZ

More than half of all Australians significantly underestimate how much superannuation they’ll need for independence.

10 May 2017

Australian Commonwealth Budget 2017-18

bluenotes contributors |

Australia's Commonwealth Budget has been unveiled, with a focus on security, fairness and opportunity.

03 May 2017

Building a better future for Aus manufacturing

Christine Linden | General Manager, Regional Business Banking, ANZ Australia

Australia’s modern manufacturing sector carries with it an international reputation for quality and innovation.

27 Apr 2017

Bridging the gap for rural healthcare

Cindy Arthur | Head of Health, Regional Business Banking, at ANZ

As chronic disease grows and Australians continue to age, access to quality healthcare and the services provided by GPs - including specialists - becomes increasingly critical.

26 Apr 2017

The prognosis for Australia’s challenged GP sector

Francesca Rizzo | BlueNotes contributing editor

Australia's health sector is grappling with a variety of challenges including an ageing population and growing burden of chronic disease.

13 Apr 2017

Under the waterline between China and Japan

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

One of Japan's foremost China watchers, Seiichiro Takagi, tries to look over the horizon when it comes to the South China Sea.

12 Apr 2017

It’s not all about millennials: consumers are ageing

Gina Westbrook | Director Strategy Briefings, Euromonitor

There’s never been a better time to be old – or to take advantage of the growing mature-consumer market. Life expectancy is rising around the world, having a major effect on consumer behaviour and the way business approach the market.

09 Mar 2017

Single living, smaller: the reality of 2030

Jennifer Farmer | bluenotes production editor

By 2030 the size, location and demographics of households globally is set to change.