Asia Pacific Region

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.

04 Aug 2023

China and India: switching lanes?

Daniel Hynes, Soni Kumari & Dhiraj Nim | Senior Commodities Analyst, Commodities Strategist & Economist/FX Strategist, ANZ

By 2030 India’s growth is expected to speed up, China’s is expected to slow – what does this mean for the materials used to build both nations’ futures?

31 Jul 2023

India’s push to become global growth engine

Sunjay Mathur, Dhiraj Nim & Arindam Chakraborty | Chief Economist, Southeast Asia/India, Economist/FX Strategist, Economist, ANZ

India’s economy is growing, but reform must continue. At stake is the prosperity of millions.

07 Jul 2023

Paper tiger, hidden dragon?

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Is China on the brink of a Japan style “lost decade”, or is the powerful engine just idling?

14 Jun 2023

The opportunity of India’s accelerating development

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

The world is finally taking notice of India and it’s economic and social trajectory. However, even a regular visitor can be taken aback by the pace and scale of the change.

13 Jun 2023

Green led recovery

Dean Spicer | NZ Head of Sustainable Finance, ANZ

New Zealand’s response to floods and Cyclone Gabrielle provides a model as to how to rebuild after a climate change disaster.

24 May 2023

Asia debating which currency to peg its hopes on

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Ongoing calls for Hong Kong to change its $HK peg have intensified as the Chinese Yuan rises but there’s a difference between reserve currency status and exchange rate anchoring.

16 May 2023

New Zealand Outlook: Rates Ruffle Feathers

Sharon Zollner | Chief Economist New Zealand, ANZ

The labour market will weaken, housing will slow, business is moderating. The outlook for New Zealand is for a recession but are still more rate hikes needed?

11 Apr 2023

China: Innovate or stagnate?

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

The “China miracle” is not over but it is evolving. And productivity improvement is central to that change.

06 Apr 2023

Elliott asks leaders: do you know what you’re doing?

Joydeep Sengupta | Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Shayne Elliott on why leaders need to question themselves, even as they are driving seismic change.

30 Mar 2023

China's fading youth an economic time bomb?

Peter McDonald | Emeritus Professor of Demography, ANU

China’s birth rate is slowing. From where will the next generation of workers emerge?