finance

Pokemon

Since spawning a global craze, Pokémon Go has shed a third of its players. What did the developers do wrong, and what can others learn about keeping gamers happy, asks Mark Humphery-Jenner.

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The most interesting numbers at the moment are the yields on long term government securities, writes Richard Holden.

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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.

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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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