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6 December 2018

Alternative Investments Conference explores the finer points of a cash-free future

The day-long event drew on attendees’ broad expertise to discuss what is becoming an increasingly important part of investors’ portfolios.

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20 December 2016
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29 September 2016

Low returns prompt alternative investment plan

The low global interest rate environment has elevated alternative investments as a potentially attractive asset class for fund managers seeking higher returns. Practitioners, academics, professionals and regulatory agencies involved in the finance industry will attend a two-day international conference on the Gold Coast to share ideas on the growing trend.

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20 December 2023

Navigating investments wisely

Explore intelligent wealth-building insights: assess risk objectively, avoid herd mentality, and overcome overconfidence in navigating investments. Success lies not just in making money but in safeguarding it—creating a resilient financial foundation for the future says Dr John Fan.

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7 January 2016
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18 April 2016
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29 February 2024
'The Gabba' in Woolloongabba, Brisbane

From white elephants to a sustainable legacy

The scrutiny of infrastructure planning for the Brisbane 2032 Olympics is intensifying. In alignment with the International Olympic Committee's emphasis on sustainability and legacy, venues must prioritise plans that ensure a lasting positive impact, conforming to the standards of the 'the new norm'.

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21 February 2024
Man checking a long receipt

Reforming the Australian grocery market

The Australian grocery market, dominated by Coles and Woolworths, faces scrutiny over pricing, competition, and innovation. Griffith University's Graeme Hughes says reforms emphasising transparency, competition, and consumer empowerment are essential for its future.

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12 December 2023
Australian money

The floating Australian dollar

The 40th anniversary of the floating of the Australian dollar on December 12, 2023, marks a pivotal moment in Australia's economic history. Transitioning from a pegged to a flexible exchange rate in 1983, the journey showcases Australia's economic adaptability, facilitated by a floating exchange rate system, poised to guide the nation towards sustained growth and stability on the global stage.

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7 March 2023
Gold colored piggy bank

Superannuation: The rules of the game keep changing

Considerable recent attention has been drawn towards Australia's superannuation system, and the potential need for legislative and regulatory amendments. Australian Treasurer Dr Jim Chalmers wants to limit concessions and benefits to taxpayers with over $3 million in superannuation funds. Professor Rob Bianchi takes a look at the impacts and implications of these likely changes.

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