Asia Pacific Region

18 Apr 2019

China-US tensions: the view from Japan

Mark Skulley | Freelance journalist

Escalating US-China tensions have led to a new type of cold war, according to a leading Japanese academic.

16 Apr 2019

The Asian Century: more than just China

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

Asian economies are continuing to accelerate. So is Australia becoming an accidental geographic beneficiary?

15 Apr 2019

Q&A: the Asian century never ended

Shane White | Content Manager - Institutional, ANZ

ANZ’s Farhan Faruqui outlines the bank’s plans in an Asian region still brimming with opportunity for business.

11 Apr 2019

The Pacific: an arc of opportunity

Tessa Price | Regional Executive - Pacific Islands, ANZ

Renewed trade flows and digital innovation are opening up the relationship between the Pacific and Australia.

09 Apr 2019

NZ-China macro-economy: value-adding

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Major structural reforms in China may lead to agri and trade opportunities for New Zealand.

05 Apr 2019

Australia-Japan: the new wave of Japanese investment

Ian Williams | Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Japan’s direct investment into Australia has increased markedly over the last decade.

14 Mar 2019

US-North Korea negotiations: where now?

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

Trump and Kim’s latest summit fizzled - is anyone truly surprised? But what does it mean?

13 Mar 2019

Fintech’s delicate balancing act

Leilah Schubert | Senior Media and Public Relations Advisor, UTS Business School

Researchers from Australia and South Korea have come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of fostering fintech.

12 Mar 2019

China under the spotlight

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

China’s trade war with the US has highlighted areas of improvement for its future economy.

08 Mar 2019

IWD2019: busting gender preconceptions in Hong Kong

Ivy Au Yeung | Chief Executive Officer ANZ Hong Kong

Women in Hong Kong aren’t just leaving work to look after the family, new research has shown.

08 Mar 2019

IWD2019: the women behind Japan’s real “womenomics”

Melanie Brock | Consultant

Stereotypes of Japanese women are outdated and unhelpful; one project is helping celebrate their achievements.

28 Feb 2019

Bishop: an uncertain world needs leadership not populism

Shane White | Content Manager - Institutional, ANZ

Outgoing MP and Former Australian Foreign Minister discusses the importance of strong leadership in times of global upheaval.

22 Feb 2019

Fiji: the value of vuvale

Saud Minam | Country Head of Fiji at ANZ

The Australian government’s step-up in the Pacific will have a positive impact on business confidence.

15 Feb 2019

US-China trade: finding the compromise

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

A US-China trade compromise appears to be bumping towards some sort of conclusion.

14 Feb 2019

Asia: Not all in the same boat

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Concern about Asia’s economy is growing but positive signs exist.

12 Feb 2019

The fourth industrial revolution and AI opportunities

Dr Ayesha Khanna | Co-founder & CEO, ADDO AI

Society continues to change and adapt to new technologies so businesses must make a conscious effort to keep up.