Business & Law

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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.

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Some significant issues need to be resolved before Tesla can accept Bitcoin as a legitimate method of payment, says UNSW Business School's Mark Humphery-Jenner.

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Research highlights the need for regulators, consumer advocate groups and industry associations to be involved in determining what insurers can – and cannot – discriminate against.

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For once, centre-left economists are divided.

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The coup by the military in Myanmar is invalid and confronts the people’s hope that they can live in a fully democratic society, the academics say.

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The Australian government has dropped protections for language programs as universities are announcing plans to end Asian languages courses. That's a mistake in the Asian Century.

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Short selling is a crucial part of markets and regulators must examine the real impact of short selling on market efficiency before trying to restrict it, says UNSW Business School's Mark Humphery-Jenner.

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Our continued recovery depends on how much we spend and how quickly we get the vaccine.

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There's a growing push among businesses, including the finance sector, to protect the climate and nature.

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It could be argued Australia's travel caps are an arbitrary restriction on Australians’ right to come home. But the UN's Human Rights Committee is not a quick fix.

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