There has been a decline in the number of retail investors that own ASX shares directly over the past three years, shows new research by UNSW Business School's Professor Carole Comerton-Forde.
Quarterly reporting puts unreasonable pressure on CEOs and senior leadership teams to perform in the short-term when they need to be more focused on the longer term, according to David Gonski AC, Chancellor of UNSW Sydney.
There are a number of important considerations corporate Australia need to factor in when it comes to getting shareholders to support donations to charitable causes.
Labor's plan to scrap cash refunds on unused franking credits could change the game for some investors in Australian companies.
Investors in Snapchat's upcoming initial public offering could find themselves without voting power. Research shows these kind of share structures end badly, writes Mark Humphery-Jenner.
A focus on the large settlement payments in class actions misses a more important question: what proportion of shareholders’ actual losses is being compensated, asks Michael Legg.