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COVID-19 pandemic

05 Oct 2021

Elliott: businesses prepared for re-opening but remain cautious

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott says businesses have managed their cashflow and savings incredibly well through the pandemic. But uncertainty will remain for a bit longer.

22 Sep 2021

Major projects: back on tracks

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Despite concerns about the Delta strain, confidence in Australia’s major projects pipeline is improving.

03 Sep 2021

PODCAST: sticking to long-term change

Lisa Vasic | MD Transaction Banking, ANZ Institutional

Companies that started on their digital journey at the beginning of the pandemic must manage any leftover “old school” practices to succeed in the future.

02 Sep 2021

Jobs program to boost digital workforce

Kathryn van der Merwe | Group Executive – Talent & Culture, ANZ

Technology has changed the way we live and work forever. Now more than ever companies need to recruit people with digital and data skills who are able to take on a changing employment landscape.

31 Aug 2021

Hand: light at the end of the tunnel

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Customer confidence is up and so are house prices, creating a strong environment for home lending growth according to ANZ’s Mark Hand.

31 Aug 2021

Aus housing: prices surge despite Delta dampener

Felicity Emmett & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist and Economist at ANZ

House prices in Australia are expected to grow more than previously forecast despite ongoing restrictions and growing Delta variant cases.

26 Aug 2021

Stateometer: get locked down, get up again, get locked down…

Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist, ANZ

Australia’s states and territories are in a strong position to weather the economic shock caused by COVID-19’s Delta variant.

17 Aug 2021

Pacific islands: economic outlook

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

It’s been a tough time for Pacific island communities and economic conditions remain a challenge for the rest of 2021.

09 Aug 2021

Southeast Asia: forecast less certain

Sanjay Mathur | Chief Economist Southeast Asia & India, ANZ

Ongoing COVID-19 infections and restrictions have dampened the forecasted recovery in Southeast Asia.

03 Aug 2021

All lockdowns are not created equal

David Plank & Felicity Emmett | Head of Australian Economics & Senior Economist, ANZ

Recent experience has shown consumer confidence quickly recovers from snap lockdowns but what about extended lockdowns?

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.