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Global Economy

23 Aug 2019

Interest rates yield to property

Daniel Gradwell | Associate Director - Property, ANZ

Historically low interest rates are the catalyst for a drop in a number of key economic indicators.

21 Aug 2019

Are banks too profitable? Or not profitable enough?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Although bank profits might not be a crowd favourite, they’re necessary - and good - for the economy. So say the regulators.

20 Aug 2019

Stateometer: modest growth continues

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

As the resources states showed mild business sector improvement most other states continued to grow below trend as impacts from housing softness continue.

19 Aug 2019

Hong Kong and the GBA: open for business

Nick Henderson & Drew Waters | Director & Head of Partnerships and Development , Asialink Business

With protests a daily headline, Hong Kong insiders stress in the long term the city and its region are open and ready for business.

12 Aug 2019

Vietnam’s path to success

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

Economic reforms in Vietnam have set it on the road to upper middle-income status.

08 Aug 2019

Action must meet opportunity in Asia

Isaac Rankin | Managing Director - Commercial, ANZ

Although not always easy, major benefits exist for businesses which expand into Asia.

06 Aug 2019

Job ads and vacancies: parting company

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

A puzzle is emerging in labour market data as job advertisements and vacancies, traditionally linked, have diverged.

02 Aug 2019

International education in Australia: more than just China

Hayden Dimes, Bansi Madhavani & David Plank | Economists and Head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Although the number of international students from China will continue to grow, Australia will also host more from other emerging nations.

01 Aug 2019

Gains in grains

Michael Whitehead & Viveka Manikonda | Head of Agri Insights and Senior Associate, Institutional at ANZ

The outlook is positive for Australia’s grains and oilseed sector, with added benefits for trading companies.

30 Jul 2019

Efficiency not enough to curb Aus energy use

Catherine Birch & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

As water and energy use in Australia continue to rise, efficiency gains by households and industry aren’t enough.

29 Jul 2019

Positive reform driving India

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

Strong reform mandates set by the Indian government should lead to positive long-term growth for the nation.

23 Jul 2019

Exaggerating the death of cash

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Don’t toll the bell just yet - cash and cheques have peculiar attractions in even the most modern economies.

18 Jul 2019

IN CHARTS: Australia’s residential property turnaround

Adelaide Timbrell & Felicity Emmett | Economist & Senior Economist, ANZ

Policy easing and changes to interest rates and assessment requirements are lifting Australia’s property sentiment.

17 Jul 2019

Kiwis don’t yield to the curve

Sandeep Parekh | ANZ Foreign Exchange/Rates Strategist

Cause for concern or false alarm? The NZ yield curve frequently inverts - but lacks the recession-predicting ability of its US counterpart.

12 Jul 2019

LONGREAD: infrastructure no longer just roads and bridges

Stuart Fuller | Head of Law, KPMG & Board Member, Asia Society Australia

The traditional concepts of infrastructure - or investment - are being strained by technology and innovation.

09 Jul 2019

The hellship Neptune and perverse incentives

Jason Murphy | Publisher, Thomas the Think Engine

Incentivising negative behaviour (or the absence of positive incentives) can lead to disastrous outcomes, says author Jason Murphy.