Business & Finance

01 Jun 2023

Banking: The known unknowns

Andrew Cornell | 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 |

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

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 |

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.

25 Jan 2023

Vale David Hains, legendary investor

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Remembering renowned businessman David Hains who showed us a thing or two about investment – after seven decades in business.

18 Jan 2023

How research into the humble pāua could change finance

Dean Spicer | NZ Head of Sustainable Finance, ANZ

Data collection plays a key role in ensuring New Zealand’s pāua industry remains sustainable and resilient to a rapidly changing climate.

13 Jan 2023

Soft landing for inflation? A hard ask

Shane White | Content Manager - Institutional, ANZ

ANZ chief economist Richard Yetsenga and former NZ Prime Minister John Key dissect the outlook for inflation.