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Business & Finance

09 Aug 2023

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Covering the pace of technological change in financial services is mind blowing. And while the concepts are new, our goals haven’t changed much in a decade.

03 Aug 2023

Stoking the engine room of the Australian economy

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Australian businesses are crucial to the prosperity of the Australian economy. Enabling them to be more successful is the focus of ANZ’s new head of Australia Commercial, Clare Morgan.

20 Jun 2023

Elliott: integrating purpose and strengthening governance in ESG

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

ANZ CEO says ensuring good governance processes are embedded in day-to-day work not only helps ANZ create long-term value, it also enables the bank to manage risks.

01 Jun 2023

Banking: The known unknowns

Andrew Cornell | Past Managing Editor, bluenotes

We might have reached the summit of bank earnings and the way down is uncertain

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.

10 May 2023

AUSTRALIAN BUDGET 2023-24: in pictures

Adelaide Timbrell & Madeline Dunk | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

From the return to surplus to cost-of-living relief, see ANZ’s Australian budget coverage in an easy-to-read visual format.

10 May 2023

AUSTRALIAN BUDGET 2023: Flexing the arm of government

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

The Australian Federal government has dealt itself in for another round of fiscal policy but the game is about to get even more exciting.

05 May 2023

BEHIND THE NUMBERS: Natural disasters and huge transformation but earnings remain solid

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

As New Zealand’s biggest lender ANZ is also focused on being its most secure. ANZ ensures it is a financial bedrock for the Kiwi economy while completing major regulatory project.

04 May 2023

Budget 2023: revenue rewards?

Adelaide Timbrell & Madeline Dunk | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

Expect the May federal budget to show a shrinking deficit, off the back of higher growth.

24 Apr 2023

Nature positive is the new net zero

Scott Atkins & Elisa de Wit | Head of Climate Change & Sustainability in Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright

Economic growth is pointless if biodiversity is bulldozed in the process. There is a growing consensus for change.

19 Apr 2023

You’ve got mail: Billions lost @bank #bankrun

Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist, ANZ

Trying to navigate any crisis is hard, but how do you keep your head when it happens at lightning speed on your smartphone?

03 Apr 2023

Liquidity: it’s dangerous going down

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Chances are we can avoid losing our economic foothold as we climb down from a peak in global liquidity.

22 Mar 2023

Targets to the bidder end

Jeremy Wickens | Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Cashed-up foreign bidders - led by the US - last year returned to target Australian companies after a Covid lull, expect this to grow.

20 Mar 2023

Sustainable savings for business owners

Cosi De Angelis | GM Transaction Banking & Asset Finance Solutions, ANZ

Australian business owners save on tax by taking advantage of the asset write off scheme in preparation for the transition towards a low-carbon economy.

23 Feb 2023

Banking on Asian diversity

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

To walk with clients in Asia, you need your feet on the ground.

30 Jan 2023

Debt restructuring on the horizon

Michael Hughes & Ron Forster | Partners, MinterEllison

2023 and risky global economic conditions may raise economic pressures in many sectors. Companies with fragile balance sheets can face financial challenges. Debt restructuring is likely.