April 2016

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Bill Shorten says the first lesson he learnt was the value of standing up for his views

The people Labor Party leader Bill Shorten admires and why

0 out of 62: the number of recessions accurately predicted by economists in 2008 and 2009

How accurate are economic forecasts?

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens

10 big economic ideas for the next 10 years

An Amazon drone over New York

Amazon's drone delivery comes in for landing

Could simple accounting issues be the source of our reported productivity problem?

Global economic mystery holds back growth

The Parkroyal Singapore features spectacular vertical greenery to create a garden oasis for guests and visitors

Singapore takes first steps to green hypercities

The revised standards will open up the machinery of audit to greater public scrutiny

IAASB aims to make auditor reports more transparent

James Zhang (second from left) and colleagues tend tea fields after a snowfall in Hangzhou

Serving up China's online tea boom

What limits should nations place on investment from other countries?

Should nations limit foreign investment?

BP's CFO Brooke Miller CPA

The trick BP's CFO uses to supercharge her team

Cameron Price CPA, V8 Supercars

Meet the CFO: Cameron Price CPA, V8 Supercars

Photo (c) Lucasfilm Ltd. TM All rights reserved.

Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar: Why Disney bought them all

Moving to the algorithm

This one tool will drive the next era in business

Fluffy and Rover are big business as well as four-legged friends

The $8 billion business battle over your pets

Australia needs sharia-compliant financing

How Islamic banking can drive Australia's finance sector

Relax review retire?

Retirement report card: Does your country make the grade?

"Great powers have great currencies." Robert Mundell, Nobel Laureate

The renminbi rises as a global currency powerhouse

Sometimes there can be too much of a good thing

How much collaboration is too much?

Sankar Narayan: back in familiar territory

Xero CFO reunites software giant's brain trust

Denis Yengi CPA can stand tall, bolstered by his commitment and resolve

How 13 years of poverty drove this CPA's accounting career

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