The Economy

The Economy

From employment data to commodity intelligence, financial flows to inflation expectations, BlueNotes provides responses to market data and research into macro and micro trends. We feature the latest insights from ANZ Research, our global economics team, industry knowledge from ANZ bankers and specialist research from independent think tanks and policy experts.

  • 23 Feb 2017

    Five key market themes to look out for in 2017

    Conditions look supportive of growth but uncertainty remains a concern. What does it all mean for investors?

    Mark Rider Head of Investment Strategy & Portfolio Management, ANZ

  • 21 Feb 2017

    Losing AAA – what would it mean for bank interest rates?

    In a world flooded with central bank liquidity and ultra-low rates any increase would be a small one.

    Narayanan Somasundaram Economics & finance reporter

  • 09 Feb 2017

    Australia’s awkward post-TPP choice

    Australia’s newest challenge is to find enough regional allies to ensure some beneficial TPP provisions are brought into the RCEP.

    Greg Earl Former foreign correspondent & Asia editor

  • 08 Feb 2017

    Trump: an easier life for banks?

    US moves on bank regulation may be seen as a boon for the sector but be wary of the dental work on this gift horse.

    Andrew Cornell Managing Editor BlueNotes

  • 06 Feb 2017

    Is AAA a curse for the Australian economy?

    Concerns over Australia’s grasp on its credit rating remain but could losing the highest credit grade be just what the economy needs.

    Narayanan Somasundaram Economics & finance reporter

  • 06 Feb 2017

    Two sectors facing a new economic global order

    China and the US are changing and global business must adapt. Which sectors are facing the biggest shakeup?

    Graham Turley Managing Director Institutional Australia, ANZ

  • 03 Feb 2017

    Trade is dead; long live trade

    The failure of the TPP is a setback but focus now should turn to the alternative, the RCEP.

    Khoon Goh Head of Asia Research, ANZ

  • 24 Jan 2017

    What the end of the TPP means (for Australia and the world)

    Trump has jolted America’s commitment to multilateralism, as defined by grand ideas like the TPP, the World Trade Organisation and even the United Nations.

    Tony Walker Author and former editor