Business & Finance

29 Sep 2021

DeFi-ing traditional finance

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The global financial system is facing the next phase of the digital revolution – decentralised finance.

28 Sep 2021

Future-proofing marketing capability

Kate Young | Senior Manager Customer Centricity & Capability, ANZ

What makes an effective customer experience is changing. And so must marketers.

27 Sep 2021

Geminder: running a business is a marathon, not a sprint

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

Finding the right mix of business and family has been the key to success for renowned Australian businesswoman Fiona Geminder.

15 Sep 2021

Taming capitalism’s nature

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Companies which find the right mix of financial growth and social good will ultimately succeed in the long-term.

23 Aug 2021

B-doubling up on freight for regional Australia

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

A focus on safety and sustainability is crucial for this ambitious logistics company.

18 Aug 2021

The next 500-year plan for banking

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Banking may have looked somewhat similar 500 years ago. But it will almost certainly look entirely different in another five years.

12 Aug 2021

Investing in (actually) liquid assets

Francis Wilden | Advisor, Hospitality Strategy & Trends

Non-traditional investments have made headlines recently and rare, fine wine is one. But they’re “non-traditional” for a reason.

11 Aug 2021

Elliott: Faruqui has best attributes for ANZ CFO

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Newly appointed CFO Farhan Faruqui will bring a depth of knowledge and understanding to role, says ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott.

10 Aug 2021

Retail remains resilient amid re-emerging crisis

Adelaide Timbrell & David Plank | Economist & Head of Aus Economics, ANZ

Household spending in Australia should snap back quickly after lockdowns with working from home a key driver.

03 Aug 2021

All lockdowns are not created equal

David Plank & Felicity Emmett | Head of Australian Economics & Senior Economist, ANZ

Recent experience has shown consumer confidence quickly recovers from snap lockdowns but what about extended lockdowns?

30 Jul 2021

Building resilience in Fiji tourism

Sharon Klyne | bluenotes contributor

Critical tourism infrastructure is being built in Fiji to support the post-pandemic recovery.

27 Jul 2021

Merging and acquiring the right opportunities

Sharon Klyne | bluenotes contributor

Australian companies have significant appetite for merger and acquisition activity amid high cash balances and low interest rates.

26 Jul 2021

Hand: we're ready to help

Mark Hand | Group Executive Australia Retail and Commercial Banking, ANZ

ANZ leader says bank is standing ready to support customers through ongoing difficulties of the pandemic.

23 Jul 2021

State of origin: spending rocked by lockdown

Adelaide Timbrell & David Plank | Economist & Head of Aus Economics, ANZ

Spending in Victoria may have dropped further in lockdown but Sydney’s levels are more at risk.

22 Jul 2021

Cash back to the max

Emma Gray | Group Executive - Data & Automation, ANZ

It may sound counter-intuitive but a new program for ANZ customers allows big spenders to save for their goals.

13 Jul 2021

Embrace new-age competencies, capture opportunity

Elias Ghanem & Li Cheng | VP Global Head of Market Intelligence Fin Services & Senior Director Fin Services A&NZ, Capgemini

Wealth management firms looking to succeed must invest in digital offerings and a more diverse set of advisors.