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Economy

20 Jun 2022

Economic shorts: a new era of wages, labour

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

As the cost of living continues to bite, will wages be able to keep up in a very tight labour market? And what about inflation?

17 Jun 2022

The economic opportunity as Fiji recovers

Rabih Yazbek | Country Head for Fiji, ANZ

Fiji’s tourism industry was devastated by COVID-19 travel bans but the Pacific nation is finding new ways to thrive.

17 Jun 2022

Patching up after a crisis

Victoria Kanevsky | Contributing editor, BlueNotes

COVID-related lockdowns in Fiji could have left one manufacturing business with nothing. Ongoing support helped with their recovery.

07 Jun 2022

Yetsenga: data lessons from Warhol to the Wisdom of Crowds to Winning Friends

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

ANZ Chief Economist outlines his eight guidelines for working with data – from David Beckham to a can of Coke.

31 May 2022

Singapore: cost of living bites

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Global economic shifts can sometimes be felt in seemingly minor ways – such as the price of a chicken rice set.

27 May 2022

Playing catch up on wage growth

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

A solid nominal increase to wages is needed for workers to keep pace with inflation and the rising cost of living.

26 May 2022

IN CHARTS: construction delays don’t impact demand

Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist, ANZ

Australia’s construction industry fell behind in the first quarter of 2022. But it wasn’t from a lack of demand.

20 May 2022

Kiwi economy: tougher times ahead?

Miles Workman | Senior NZ Economist, ANZ

New Zealand, like many nations globally, is facing into a very different economic environment for the remainder of 2022 and beyond.

16 May 2022

A berry good outlook for Aus growers

Madeleine Swan | Director of FBA Insights, ANZ

Solid growth in domestic consumption and increased production capacity will bear fruit for Australia’s berry industry.

13 May 2022

Aus housing: rising rates may soften market

Felicity Emmett | Senior Economist, ANZ

Will rising interest rates slow the growth of house prices in Australia? New data show the dream of home ownership may still be out of reach for many.

12 May 2022

IN CHARTS: is renting out of reach in regional Australia?

Eliza Owen | Head of Research Australia, CoreLogic

The latest ANZ CoreLogic Housing Affordability Report shows record low rental affordability in regional Australia where rents can be greater than the cost of servicing a mortgage.

02 May 2022

Economic shorts: watching rates, inflation

Adelaide Timbrell & Catherine Birch | Senior Economists, ANZ

There is a lot of focus on inflation and cash rates in Australia today – and there will be more. But what happens when they move and how does it impact the economy?