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ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... fire damage, followed by some of the worst floods we've seen in some time," she said. Another trigger was the coronavirus pandemic, which brings up many ESG issues like equal access to healthcare and vaccinations, and worker safety. Overseas, China ...

ATO will not pursue erroneous JobKeeper payments

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
... a wage subsidy introduced by the federal government for businesses that struggled financially at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate Economics Legislation Committee's Inquiry into the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Amendment ...

Economic recap: Week to September 3

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
... hard lockdowns there. NSW recorded 1288 new cases of infections (the biggest daily increase in infections since the coronavirus outbreak, so far) and VIC 176 new infections (also the highest, so far) on the same day the "great" economic growth data was ...

Cracking the data science code

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
... to enhance the exisiting process and another approach is dealing with new situations that are very difficult." The coronavirus pandemic is a good example. Hlavaty said machine learning has been able to build processes and models dynamically that rebalance ...

Economic recap: Week to August 20

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 AUG 2021
... Bottom line: Despite world central banks' desire to return policy to normality, they're hamstrung until the coronavirus and its variants becomes history. The reduction in inflationary pressures that this causes gives central banks scope to maintain ...

Economic recap: Week to August 6

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 AUG 2021
... month. However, the better-than-expected employment report comes alongside concerning news over the resurgence of coronavirus infections in America. Worldometer.com data shows that cases of new infections rose to a six-month high of 131K last week. Anthony ...

Advice association shutters

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... declining base of advisers nationally; insufficient resources and infrastructure; and the financial impact of the Coronavirus made the task of continuing impossible." The association said it hopes the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) ...

Victorian government agency hunts for fund manager

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... a $100 million per annum shortfall in early-stage capital in Victoria, and this gap has widened as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic," Jasper said. "The Victorian Startup Capital Fund will be a massive boost for the Victorian startup sector ...

Economic recap: Week to July 9

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
... 52.0) and services sectors (50.3 from 55.1) slowing. In Japan, the government has succumbed to the increasing rate of coronavirus infections, particularly in Tokyo. It declared a state of emergency for Tokyo until August 22 -- spanning the duration of ...

Advice engagement jumps during COVID-19

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
A new study finds that the coronavirus pandemic has raised awareness about the importance of financial advice and prompted more Australians to engage with their adviser. A study by ASX-listed firm ClearView shows that demand for financial advice is ...
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