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Global Economy

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.

10 Jul 2020

Do hotspots tell story of Vic’s future spend?

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

What impacts to Victoria’s economy can be determined from the hotspot suburbs which initially entered a second lockdown period?

07 Jul 2020

Agri wakes up to a new world

Madeleine Swan | Associate Director, Agri Research Australia, ANZ

The global outlook for agriculture commodities is a bright light in the midst of gloomy pandemic-ridden economies.

03 Jul 2020

Elliott: learning from our experience in crisis

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

ANZ CEO reflects on the lessons he has learned in managing a major institution and its customers through a pandemic.

01 Jul 2020

LONGREAD: circling value in CO2

Sophia Hamblin Wang | COO, Mineral Carbonation International

Round and round goes the circular economy which will be integral to reaching the world’s climate change goals.

30 Jun 2020

Wages chill in COVID-19 conditions

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Public and private sectors are responding to the economic downturn and the impact it is having on wage growth.

29 Jun 2020

Australia’s manufacturing future is not its past

Roy Green | Emeritus Professor, University of Technology Sydney

If the past is another country, the future of Australia’s economy after COVID-19 will be a different universe.

23 Jun 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: a snip off the old block

Melissa Currie | Creative Content Producer, bluenotes

Across Australia, data shows DIY is on the go with COVID-19 – even when it comes to haircuts.

22 Jun 2020

Whelan: how big business fought off COVID-19

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

Big businesses learned from past crises to help brace against COVID-19 impacts, says ANZ Head of Institutional.

18 Jun 2020

Globalisation goes back to the future

Alan Mitchell | Former AFR Economics Editor

The COVID-19 pandemic is a major threat to the globalisation of trade and supply chains but barriers are not what the economy needs right now.

17 Jun 2020

Renting in good-faith

Virginia Briggs | Managing Partner - Infrastructure, Construction & Property, MinterEllison

Landlords and tenants are navigating both the impacts of COVID-19 and the complexities of government relief.