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10 Jul 2019

Nothing to see here. Hang on, maybe there is…

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Central banks have been in watch-and-wait mode on cryptocurrencies for a while but now they are beginning to move.

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15 Jul 2019

Is the future stable for Libra?

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

Facebook’s latest payments venture is causing quite a stir online but will its intrinsic value add up?

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.

Time to cheque-out?

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

The volume and value of cheque use in Australia – and globally – is continuing to plummet, according to new data. Where – or when – will it end?

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.

08 Jul 2019

The Green Revolution needs more colours

Jane Grace | NZ Content Manager, ANZ

The next food revolution needs to be a shift away from monoculture, according to a renowned food futurist.

05 Jul 2019

Credit where due with property confidence

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

Confidence in the residential property market is beginning to bounce, according to new data.

04 Jul 2019

Fake friends: Trump and Xi

Tony Walker | Author and Political Analyst

The relationship between the US and China is still in murky water following the G20 Summit.

03 Jul 2019

Cold storage in a warming world

Andrew Malcolm | Agribusiness Manager at ANZ

Investing in renewable energy sources is good for both the environment and the bottom line, according to one family business owner.

02 Jul 2019

Australian healthcare: time for a check-up

Cherelle Murphy & Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

Although Australians are living longer, their overall health isn’t so great and that’s weighing down the healthcare industry.

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01 Jul 2019

Trade dispute: heading down under

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

The US-China trade war is opening up a hole in Australia’s GDP – and sinking hopes for a surplus.

28 Jun 2019

Fair dinkum bionic banking

Sam Stewart & Jane Danziger | Global Head of Retail Banking & Head of GAMMA and Marketing, Sales & Pricing Practice at BCG

Satisfaction, trust and personalisation are just some of the customer expectations large institutions must provide to win in the future.

27 Jun 2019

China’s war against aging

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Forget the trade war, China’s must negotiate its demographic challenges to ensure future growth.

26 Jun 2019

Reading Libra’s horoscope

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Facebook has launched its own currency - Libra - we foretell doubters and challenging times ahead.

25 Jun 2019

Japan: saying yōkoso to the world

David Lawson | Consul-General & Senior Trade Commissioner, Australian Consulate-General Osaka

Upcoming summits and expos will showcase Japan’s transformation and opportunities for business.

21 Jun 2019

Good intentions not enough for diversity and inclusion

Kathryn van der Merwe | Group Executive – Talent & Culture, ANZ

Companies must do more to measure the impact of D&I programs to ensure employee and company benefits.

21 Jun 2019

Housing price recovery: just eggs not chickens

Richard Yetsenga & Felicity Emmett | Chief Economist and Senior Economist at ANZ

The Australian housing market may be starting to improve but not as dramatically as expected.

19 Jun 2019

The war for talent in the digital age

Melissa Currie | Visual Production Editor, bluenotes

The talent war has spurred an arms race of digital tools organisations are using to identify new talent.

20 Jun 2019

Fintech’s coming of age

James Lloyd | EY FinTech Leader for Asia-Pacific

Global fintech adoption is continuing to accelerate as the sector matures and spreads across new products and services.

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Chair of Ganbina, Armistead shares stories about Indigenous culture and the need to focus on engaging in education and work.

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