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Economy

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.

21 Sep 2018

LONGREAD: the silicon Silk Road

Farhan Faruqui | Group Executive International, ANZ

Globalisation and changing demographics are fundamentally transforming the structure of trade.

19 Sep 2018

It could have been worse

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

The global economy survived a crisis, Australia dodged a recession, Wall St bankers were bailed out. Not everyone was happy with the response but what else should have been done?

13 Sep 2018

The other side of the infrastructure boom

Daniel Gradwell | Senior Economist, ANZ

Australia’s $120bn in construction projects a boon for the economy but rising cost pressures a real risk.

12 Sep 2018

LONGREAD: how the pacific six punch above their weight

Kishti Sen & Tom Kenny | International Economist & Senior International Economist, ANZ

Pacific region set to catch spillover from prosperous Asia; foreign aid, exports & remittances key growth drivers.

12 Sep 2018

Lessons learned (& forgotten) from the crisis

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

The Australian financial system endured the GFC as well as any in the world. What happened?

11 Sep 2018

A tale of two sectors in NZ

Antony Buick-Constable | Acting CEO, New Zealand Bankers’ Association

Far from stepping back banks are backing the construction industry during the building boom.

10 Sep 2018

New world order: the US’ missing APAC ‘pivot’

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Whatever happened to America’s turn toward the Asia Pacific?

05 Sep 2018

India will solve its banking crisis – but what happens then?

Richard Yetsenga & Sanjay Mathur | Chief Economist & Chief Economist, SE Asia & India, ANZ

India’s troubles shall pass – but don’t assume lending will return with vigour in quick succession.

27 Aug 2018

NZ housing: snakes and ladders

Elizabeth Kendall | Senior Economist, ANZ NZ

Are New Zealand’s ongoing high prices in the housing market harming productivity?

27 Aug 2018

Vietnam: a 20 year growth story

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Positive growth outlook for Vietnam as it continues to attract inward foreign direct investment.

24 Aug 2018

Tougher times: how the drought is impacting GDP

Felicity Emmett | Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Australian farmers are currently experiencing the most serious drought since 2003 and it’s beginning to impact GDP.