Asia Pacific Region

10 Apr 2024

Election season in Asia

Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist, ANZ

Powerhouse economies India and South Korea face elections. What does this mean for their economic growth and for the region?

25 Mar 2024

Playing the long game in Asia

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

With a long history in Asia, ANZ continues to grow its presence in the region – especially in mainland China.

22 Feb 2024

India defying expectations

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

India has made remarkable economic progress. But now it is in search of sustaining growth.

08 Feb 2024

India: Embracing potential

Dhiraj Nim & Sanjay Mathur | Foreign Exchange Strategist & Chief Economist Southeast Asia + India, ANZ

India’s budget chose prudence over populism, embracing the nation’s newfound economic potential. Here are the top five takeaways.

06 Dec 2023

Bengaluru: India's talent magnet

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ Chief Financial Officer Farhan Faruqui thinks something unique is happening as Bengaluru grows, and he thinks the bank will be an important part of that journey.

05 Dec 2023

A strong legacy and bright future in Vietnam

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Vietnam is on the precipice of its global economic moment. For 30 years ANZ has backed this growth and the relationship is set to strengthen.

04 Dec 2023

Bringing scale and strength to the Pacific

Sarah Stubbings | ANZ Regional Executive, Pacific

By simplifying and standardising, ANZ will continue to help local communities thrive in the Blue Pacific.

25 Oct 2023

Taiwan’s net zero push

John Duthie & Chelsea Chu | Head of Taiwan Research and Analysis & Head of Corporate Coverage Taiwan, ANZ Institutional

It only took Taiwanese industry one generation to position itself as the most important semi-conductor manufacturer globally – now that sector is transforming to net zero. Australia and New Zealand can help.

20 Oct 2023

Asia’s next growth journey

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

China was once the only story in town, but growth in the nation of 1.4 billion people is slowing. For capital, the rest of Asia beckons.

05 Oct 2023

Riding the mobile wallet tourism wave

John Campbell | GM Transact & Save, Australia Commercial, ANZ

China has embraced digital wallets, is Australia equipped for the tourist spending spree?

02 Oct 2023

Infrastructure key to unlocking the Blue Pacific

Sarah Stubbings | ANZ Regional Executive, Pacific

The Pacific has enormous optimism and opportunity. To ensure economic growth and better living standards, the region must address the infrastructure investment gap.

04 Sep 2023

Truth or dairy: are milk prices going up or down?

Michael Whitehead | Executive Director for Agribusiness Industry Insights, ANZ

Dairy products such as butter, cheese and yoghurt could get more expensive in coming months, but not for everyone.

30 Aug 2023

Get on board the India train

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Its growth doesn’t fit any pattern seen before, but everyone wants to be a part of the India journey. First you need to understand the nuance of this country of 1.4 billion people.

29 Aug 2023

China’s mortgage risk

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

If property values drop 30 per cent in China, 12 per cent of the country’s mortgage book will be in negative equity. If the price drops by half, that figure rises to 51 per cent.

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.