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Global Economy

21 May 2020

Stateometer: the first shock waves

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

The beginnings of the COVID-19 economic shock became apparent in the states and territories’ trade channels.

20 May 2020

Charting an easing of restrictions

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

As some states return to a new form of normal, spending data show the initial excitement of freedom has wavered a little.

13 May 2020

Post COVID-19: recovery but not as we know it

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Many lessons will be born out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Which will endure in the long-term?

11 May 2020

True or false: panic buying surges food prices

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

New data show a run on supermarkets during the onset of COVID-19 restrictions could have led to increased food prices.

07 May 2020

Economic governance in a crisis

Alan Mitchell | Former AFR Economics Editor

The focus must be on the economic policies needed to stimulate growth post-crisis.

06 May 2020

Off the beaten path to track sentiment via Google searches, foot traffic

Hayden Dimes & David Plank | Economist & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Alternative data can provide insights into how Australians are feeling about the economy.

05 May 2020

Currency contagion: monetising virus responses

John Bromhead & Daniel Been | FX Strategist & Head of FX and G3 Research, ANZ

Economies around the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are doing better than others.

28 Apr 2020

Young Aussies lose out in COVID-19

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Young Australians will be impacted more both immediately and in the long-term by pandemic fallout.

27 Apr 2020

House-buying related searches plummet during pandemic

Hayden Dimes & David Plank | Economist & Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

New data show a steep drop in prices may be in store for the Australian housing market.

24 Apr 2020

IN PICTURES: Aus spending declines

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

ANZ-observed retail spending has dipped to the lowest year-on-year result since the bushfire season.

23 Apr 2020

Oil industry: negative prices a reality check

Daniel Hynes & Soni Kumari | Senior Commodities Analyst & Commodities Strategist, ANZ

If the oil industry wasn’t taking the level of demand destruction seriously, it certainly will now after crude oil futures went negative.

19 Apr 2020

Gonski: keeping an open mind in crisis

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ Chairman says the board is balancing the needs of all stakeholders – including shareholders – in responding to COVID-19.

17 Apr 2020

NZ agri: facing new challenges

Susan Kilsby & Sharon Zollner | NZ Agriculture Economist and NZ Chief Economist at ANZ

Economic growth rates in New Zealand have been hit hard as Kiwis hunker down to combat COVID-19.

14 Apr 2020

Social spending drops in isolation

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

Stay-at-home Australians are changing their spending habits to match lockdown activities.

09 Apr 2020

History lessons for an unprecedented crisis

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

Drawing on over three decades of experience, ANZ’s Mark Hand looks back on what ANZ has learnt from previous crises.

08 Apr 2020

The world has changed, business fundamentals haven’t

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Business growth expert Dr Jana Matthews talks through what is needed for SMEs to survive COVID-19 and thrive on the other side.