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Economy

23 Jul 2019

Exaggerating the death of cash

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Don’t toll the bell just yet - cash and cheques have peculiar attractions in even the most modern economies.

18 Jul 2019

IN CHARTS: Australia’s residential property turnaround

Adelaide Timbrell & Felicity Emmett | Economist & Senior Economist, ANZ

Policy easing and changes to interest rates and assessment requirements are lifting Australia’s property sentiment.

17 Jul 2019

Kiwis don’t yield to the curve

Sandeep Parekh | ANZ Foreign Exchange/Rates Strategist

Cause for concern or false alarm? The NZ yield curve frequently inverts - but lacks the recession-predicting ability of its US counterpart.

12 Jul 2019

LONGREAD: infrastructure no longer just roads and bridges

Stuart Fuller | Head of Law, KPMG & Board Member, Asia Society Australia

The traditional concepts of infrastructure - or investment - are being strained by technology and innovation.

09 Jul 2019

The hellship Neptune and perverse incentives

Jason Murphy | Publisher, Thomas the Think Engine

Incentivising negative behaviour (or the absence of positive incentives) can lead to disastrous outcomes, says author Jason Murphy.

02 Jul 2019

Australian healthcare: time for a check-up

Cherelle Murphy & Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

Although Australians are living longer, their overall health isn’t so great and that’s weighing down the healthcare industry.

01 Jul 2019

Trade dispute: heading down under

Hayden Dimes & David Plank | Economist & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

The US-China trade war is opening up a hole in Australia’s GDP – and sinking hopes for a surplus.

28 Jun 2019

Fair dinkum bionic banking

Sam Stewart & Jane Danziger | Global Head of Retail Banking & Head of GAMMA and Marketing, Sales & Pricing Practice at BCG

Satisfaction, trust and personalisation are just some of the customer expectations large institutions must provide to win in the future.

25 Jun 2019

Japan: saying yōkoso to the world

David Lawson | Consul-General & Senior Trade Commissioner, Australian Consulate-General Osaka

Upcoming summits and expos will showcase Japan’s transformation and opportunities for business.

21 Jun 2019

Housing price recovery: just eggs not chickens

Richard Yetsenga & Felicity Emmett | Chief Economist and Senior Economist at ANZ

The Australian housing market may be starting to improve but not as dramatically as expected.

18 Jun 2019

Kiwi trees a green army

Susan Kilsby & Sharon Zollner | NZ Agriculture Economist and NZ Chief Economist at ANZ

With almost half of New Zealand’s carbon emissions coming from agri, can forestry help the nation meet its climate change goals?

17 Jun 2019

Property lessons from abroad

Daniel Gradwell | Associate Director - Property, ANZ

Long-term outlooks and diversification are helping China stay on top of residential development.