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Research shows that having experienced shareholders that use swing trading on boards is better for business than the independent directors required by the ASX, writes Peter Swan.

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UNSW researchers have for the first time shown that prolonged exposure to extreme volatility in financial markets may distort a trader’s perceptions, making them potentially blind to risk.

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The wonder of compound interest means small variations in the fees we pay can have large consequences for superannuation payouts after 40 years. 

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As the Chinese economy slows and demand for mining resources declines, Australia must look to its other areas of strength – agriculture and financial services – to drive economic growth, says Fariborz Moshirian.

green finance

Why haven’t green bonds entered mainstream finance, and what is holding them back, asks Usman W. Chohan.

Greece

If the GFC is any guide, we should expect after-shocks from Grexit to rumble far from the epicentre, writes Richard Holden.

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​​​​New research from the UNSW Business School reveals individuals can make better traders than institutions​​.

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Running government finances isn’t like running a household, or a business. It’s much more like being a car mechanic, writes Richard Holden. 

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UNSW academics are available to comment on what's shaping to be one of the most significant G20 meetings in many years.

Affordable housing

Leaders from business and government have called for financial incentives to encourage big institutions to invest in affordable rental housing.

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