Global Economy

23 Sep 2020

Tracking a COVID-recovery

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

Recovery from a pandemic-related economic crisis, like the decline, could be more rapid than normal. Timely data is needed to track progress.

18 Sep 2020

LONGREAD: sustainable development the ASEAN way

Merriden Varrall | Director Australia Geopolitics Hub, KPMG

Are the principles and structures of the ASEAN Way holding the region back from making steps towards sustainable development?

17 Sep 2020

New stimulus drives strong recovery

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

Australia’s economy has weathered much of the COVID-induced storm - thanks to massive fiscal stimulus.

10 Sep 2020

ASEAN’s post-pandemic opportunity

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

ASEAN governments need better coordination and closer integration to thrive in a post-COVID world and avoid a long drawn recovery.

03 Sep 2020

Pandemic’s knock-on property effect

Mark Blum | CEO & Co-Founder, Cognian

The use of office spaces in a post-COVID world will have a huge impact on commercial property development and vacancies.

27 Aug 2020

Stateometer: point of contraction

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

The impact of the pandemic drove all of Australia’s states into a sharp contraction in the June quarter.

25 Aug 2020

Where goes Victoria, so goes Australia

Adelaide Timbrell & Hayden Dimes | Economist & Rates Strategist, ANZ

Although life has returned to relative normality in the other states and territories, Victoria’s ongoing restrictions are having a knock-on effect.

19 Aug 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: ANZ’s Q3 trading update

Melissa Currie | Creative Content Producer, bluenotes

All the details of ANZ’s Q3 trading update in an easy-to-read infographic.

19 Aug 2020

Elliott: bank is prepared, learning, adapting

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott says the bank is focusing on its purpose to guide customers, community and shareholders through this stressful period.

11 Aug 2020

Aus employment struggles to beat the queue

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Australian jobs are buckling under the weight of reintroduced restrictions and an ongoing lack of consumer confidence.

06 Aug 2020

Weighing up post-COVID reformation

Alan Mitchell | Former AFR Economics Editor

The economic shock from the pandemic has impacted both supply and demand. Greater reforms must be investigated for the economy to fully recover.

29 Jul 2020

Kiwi data show a tentative return to a - post-COVID - normal

Sharon Zollner | Chief Economist New Zealand, ANZ

New Zealanders may be avoiding parks still but life is beginning to return to some sort of normal.

24 Jul 2020

Lockdown 2.0 slows spending gains

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

Although spending nationally has stabilised overall, the second lockdown period in Melbourne is leaving a mark.

22 Jul 2020

Addressing crises - acute and chronic

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The link between the two most worrying crises of our times – COVID-19 and climate change – must be examined to successfully combat both.

20 Jul 2020

Rental ruptions: the winners and losers

Felicity Emmett & Eliza Owen | Senior Economist, ANZ & Head of Australian Research, CoreLogic

Rental markets across Australia are facing a record oversupply of stock as the impact of the pandemic takes hold – good news for some renters.

16 Jul 2020

Gov spending to revive Fiji

Kishti Sen & Tom Kenny | International Economist & Senior International Economist, ANZ

Fiji may have avoided the COVID-19 health crisis but it’s struggling with a severe economic crisis.