finance

Cash Converters

A social lending scheme could help bridge the gap between traditional lenders and government welfare for the 2.1 million Australians under high levels of financial stress.

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Statistics on women in management are in drastic need of change, says a UNSW Business School student.

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The push against brokers in the wake of the banking and financial services royal commission might be right in theory, wrong in practice.

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Bank shares soared 4% to 7% after the royal commission report. That could be because it will do them little harm.

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Instead of matching long-term pension liabilities to long-term investments, investment markets fixate on short-term liquidity. Is a new approach now needed?

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The impact of ASIC and APRA's response to the findings of the banking royal commission could be a gamechanger in 2018.

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It seems ASIC and the Director of Public Prosecutions will have no lack of evidence to pursue civil penalties and criminal cases. The bigger issue is what charges to go with.

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Renowned banking and finance authorities will debate key issues, share research and discuss disruption in the global financial system at this week's Australasian Finance and Banking Conference.

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With the end of 2017 in sight, Richard Holden looks at five issues to watch for in 2018.

Reserve Bank

Central bankers have not traditionally been concerned with economic equality. A new report suggests that the poor should be represented, writes Usman W. Chohan.

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