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Outlook 2020: where is the cycle going?

Ongoing struggles with the credit environment across many countries are likely to continue to hold back growth in 2020.
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Outlook 2020: toward a single standard in trade finance

Expect a year of growth and consolidation in 2020 around bank-led trade platforms and private-public partnerships.
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Outlook 2020: China searches for balance

Policymakers in China will need to find middle ground between reform and stability if they are to achieve their long-term goals.
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Outlook 2020: a turning point for Asian exports?

After a tough 2019, the outlook for Asian exports in 2020 is much brighter.
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Outlook 2020: historic opportunity in bonds

Asia and Australia markets to present issuers and investors alike with an attractive opportunity in the New Year.
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Outlook 2020: liquidity to drive loans

New Year set to be another strong one for borrowers as liquidity drives competitiveness in loan market.
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The risks of 2020 in NZ

Expect NZ growth of around 2 per cent in 2020. Here are the factors which could put that at risk.
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Outlook 2020: export finance & emerging markets

Emerging markets look set to be a key area of activity for export finance in the New Year.
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Commodities face green wave in 2020

Increasing sustainability demands set to impact on commodity prices in the New Year.
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The slate ahead for sustainable finance

Rapid growth in demand and issuance of green-finance instruments expected to continue into New Year.
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Ten predictions for China in the year of the rat

There’s optimism in China on the back of softening US trade tensions as the Year of the Rat begins.
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ANZ still #1 for trade finance

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India: what is going on?

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Outlook 2020

The New Year is upon us. The year 2020 looms as a landmark one for the global economy as trade, technological and environmental factors drive change at a scale rarely seen.

At ANZ Institutional, we aim to help our customers put themselves in the best possible position to take advantage of these forces. Our subject-matter experts have the insight to offer market-leading thought leadership in a range of complex areas from across more than 30 global markets.

We asked our experts about the key factors they see shaping markets and industry in 2020 – and the opportunities and challenges within.


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