COVID-19 pandemic

26 Jul 2021

Hand: we're ready to help

Mark Hand | Group Executive Australia Retail and Commercial Banking, ANZ

ANZ leader says bank is standing ready to support customers through ongoing difficulties of the pandemic.

23 Jul 2021

State of origin: spending rocked by lockdown

Adelaide Timbrell & David Plank | Economist & Head of Aus Economics, ANZ

Spending in Victoria may have dropped further in lockdown but Sydney’s levels are more at risk.

15 Jul 2021

Building resilience in risk management

Douglas Nixon | Banking & Capital Markets Consulting Leader, EY APAC

The COVID-19 pandemic has become the catalyst for a new era of risk management in the banking industry.

07 Jul 2021

Banking on the future of cash

Jodie LeeTet | Value Stream Lead - Cash Strategy, ANZ

Despite the growing trend of digital payments many people in society still prefer – and rely on – physical cash.

02 Jul 2021

Vaccination progress picks up the pace in Asia

Krystal Tan | Asia Economist, ANZ

Asia’s vaccine roll-out is at an inflection point. We may finally be seeing the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 drag on the region’s growth.

30 Jun 2021

Locking down cyber threats

Lynwen Connick | CISO, ANZ

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of vulnerabilities caused by the pandemic to attempt to infiltrate businesses more than ever before.

28 Jun 2021

IN CHARTS: regional towns coping well

Catherine Birch & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

Australia’s regions have been more resilient against impacts from the pandemic than capital cities.

24 Jun 2021

Translating the digital divide

Sachi Taulelei | Design Centre of Expertise Lead, ANZ

Technology is a reflection of who we are; ensuring we’re all represented is key to its success.

22 Jun 2021

Entertaining flexibility in a crisis

Tammy Medard | Managing Director Institutional Australia, ANZ

It isn’t so easy for the show to go on when cinemas and theme parks are closed. Village Roadshow’s finance director explains how the business managed the pandemic.

18 Jun 2021

You’re hired: Aus employment back in full swing

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

After a rocky year (and more), the unemployment rate in Australia has returned to pre-pandemic levels.

11 Jun 2021

Evolving Australia’s medical workforce

Prof Anthony Scott | Health & Healthcare theme lead, The Melbourne Institute

Australia’s healthcare system must learn from 2020 in order to provide for the population’s needs.

10 Jun 2021

New Zealand: operating at full steam

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

Although the road ahead is still highly uncertain, the Kiwi economy is recovering well.

08 Jun 2021

Digital banking comes of age

Kath Bray | Managing Director - Retail Banking, ANZ

The acceleration of digital banking trends in Australia picked up in 2020 and highlighted the importance of focusing on customer preferences.

03 Jun 2021

Aus economy: actually back in black

Felicity Emmett | Senior Economist, ANZ

After a stronger V-shaped recovery than expected, Australia’s economy is now hitting an expansion phase.

02 Jun 2021

“Long COVID” threats to financial security

Dr Emily Porter | ANZ Tony Nicholson Research Fellow

The financial resilience of vulnerable communities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has been rocked – and may not fully recover without policy action.

17 May 2021

Commercial banking’s new frontier

Chris Jaggard | Commercial Banking Lead Aus & NZ, Accenture

Banking-as-a-Service and the “business of experience” must be the focus for commercial banks looking to win big post-pandemic.