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Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear being whipped up around COVID-19.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear around COVID-19. Investors should therefore consider these three questions to get a better grip of the situation, says a UNSW expert.

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The debate ought to be about whether we should have spent big. It was good that we did. But we need to "reload" and get the financial system under control.

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The fallout from the Global Financial Crisis and its impact on the welfare sector is the focus of the country’s pre-eminent conference on social policy, held at UNSW this month.

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will discuss the Global Financial Crisis, its impact and the future of the world economy, in a public talk at UNSW tonight.

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Despite a topsy turvy global economy, inflation has remained stable in Australia and we should expect more of the same, writes James Morley. 

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Australia has an export base that is spread far and wide across the globe but concentrated enough in the bigger markets for exporters to get a good bang for their buck, writes Tim Harcourt.

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Scientia Professor Ross Buckley has been appointed to a new Chair in International Finance and Regulation to drive research into responses to global financial insecurity.

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The European Union stumbled badly in dealing with the banking crisis in Cyprus with consequences likely to reverberate through Europe for years to come, writes Professor Ross Buckley.

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The United States is laying the foundation for an Asia-Pacific century that looks quite different from what most Australians imagined in the carnage of the GFC, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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An online tool that tracks international regulatory developments in the aftermath of the GFC and aims to be the most comprehensive of its kind, has been launched by UNSW Law.

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