Global Economy

19 Jun 2024

Weather: against the grain?

Michael Whitehead | Executive Director for Agribusiness Industry Insights, ANZ

Farmers in the grain belt are waiting for the rains to come, the exact time they arrive can impact everything – including the cost of your bread.

18 Jun 2024

The one-hundred-day sprint

Daniel King | Managing Director Suncorp Integration, ANZ

The first 100 days of any transition is crucial. These are the steps ANZ is prioritising as it prepares for a potential large-scale integration of Suncorp Bank.

17 Jun 2024

Australian housing: signs of slowdown

Blair Chapman | Senior Economist, ANZ

Growth in Australia’s largest housing markets is showing signs of slowdown as population growth slows alongside an increase in available housing.

12 Jun 2024

Euro summer nights beckon

Yiken Yang | Deposits and Payments Lead, ANZ

Fancy a restaurant on Paris’ Left Bank? Sunning yourself on the Amalfi Coast? Australians love escaping the cold and heading to Europe in rising numbers. Here is how they plan to spend their cash.

15 May 2024

BUDGET 24-25: the key points

Adam Boyton | Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

ANZ’s Head of Australian Economics Adam Boyton brings you the key measures from the Federal Budget.

15 May 2024

BUDGET 24-25: a contested environment

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

How will consumer confidence respond to the Australian Federal Budget? Richard Yetsenga shares his thoughts.

09 May 2024

Mum’s the word on Mother’s Day spending

Yiken Yang | Deposits and Payments Lead, ANZ

Australians love their Mums, but how does that impact their wallets? ANZ data reveals some interesting insights.

07 May 2024

BEHIND THE NUMBERS: An international advantage

Simon Ireland | Managing Director, ANZ International

From a risky, lower-return business, ANZ’s International business has been transformed – and provided the bank with a crucial point of difference in the process.

07 May 2024

Faruqui: focused on shareholder returns

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ CFO Farhan Faruqui outlines the financials for the first half and explains what productivity and transformation means for shareholder returns.

07 May 2024

Elliott: boosting investment for growth

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott says despite inflation’s impact across the economy, the bank’s transformation and diversification saw it deliver a strong first half result.

02 May 2024

In Charts: Inflation drivers for 2024

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Rate cuts later this year are possible but dependant on the easing of domestic price pressures

01 May 2024

Searching for the good oil

Michael Whitehead | Executive Director for Agribusiness Industry Insights, ANZ

Australians love olive oil, but prices are skyrocketing. How will this impact the nation’s dinner tables?

29 Apr 2024

Silver mining playbook

Daniel Hynes & Soni Kumari | Senior Commodity Strategist & CAIA Commodity Strategist, ANZ

The silver market is structurally undersupplied and industrial demand is up. Will silver finally outpace gold this year?

24 Apr 2024

Tackling the rental crisis

Jeff Whalley | Senior Journalist, ANZ

How does Australia unravel the rental crisis? ANZ’s expert panel examined factors – such as supply, alleviating skills shortages and productivity – that could bring change.

22 Apr 2024

Searching for the right housing formula

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Most focus falls on supply issues in the housing affordability debate – but a broader view on the use of existing stock has the potential to be more effective.

16 Apr 2024

Inflation heading for a soft landing

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

To avoid recessions, economists want global inflation to slow at a conservative pace. But atypical economic movements leaves the outlook uncertain.