26 Sep 2023

The business of risk and worry

Kevin Corbally | Chief Risk Officer, ANZ

As ANZ’s Chief Risk Officer it is Kevin Corbally’s job to worry, but what he worries about might not be what you think.

16 Aug 2023

El Niño: impacting the regional food bowl?

Krystal Tan | Asia Economist, ANZ

El Niño is underway, and while it impacts Southeast Asian and Indian agriculture it also turns up the heat on food imports and inflation. How do nations navigate this?

15 Aug 2023

New Zealand pushes through adversity

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Inflation. Recession. Natural disasters. How can we deal effectively with emerging challenges? Look to New Zealand.

02 Aug 2023

Barbenheimer: the movies and the RBA

Jeff Whalley | Senior Journalist, ANZ

Barbenheimer is making headlines, but so is the Reserve Bank's tightening. It creates an interesting picture of Australian spending.

01 Aug 2023

A recession by degrees

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Not all recessions are equal. And Australia, with its increasingly cautious consumers and investors, is well positioned to weather any economic ructions.

17 Jul 2023

Is the RBA done with interest hikes?

Adam Boyton | Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

There’s still a chance the Reserve Bank of Australia could lift interest rates in August. However the case for an extended pause on further increases is growing.

12 Jul 2023


Michael Whitehead | Executive Director for Agribusiness Industry Insights, ANZ

Is the cost-of-living crisis even whacking the cost of your morning coffee? From the global cost of coffee beans to paying rent in a groovy neighbourhood – the prices of what brings the Magic to your morning are volatile.

10 Jul 2023

Don’t confuse late with not coming

Lakshman Anantakrishnan | Chief Investment Officer, ANZ Private

We’ve dodged a recession – so far. Things could get ugly if it does come knocking on the back of further interest rate hikes.

07 Jul 2023

Paper tiger, hidden dragon?

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Is China on the brink of a Japan style “lost decade”, or is the powerful engine just idling?

29 Jun 2023

Rates down, profits down? Not as such. Rates up, profits up…?

Andrew Cornell | Past Managing Editor, bluenotes

Market wisdom has it banks profit when interest rates rise. Is there more to this story than simply margin inflation?

27 Jun 2023

Interest rates are still rising. So is inflation

Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist, ANZ

How is productivity impacting inflation and how far will the RBA have to hike?

07 Jun 2023

Household debt growth: not on the cards

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

Australians are said to be saddled with debt, but what sort of debt is it? While housing finance debt continues to grow, personal debt is another story.