Economics

Quiz: Test your FX knowledge


Every day, millions of people around the world experience virtual worlds, and the ways in which they interact with these worlds and other players can often take unexpected turns.

Big business: The growth of virtual economies


IFRS 17 is about 20 years in the making and is unusual in being the only reporting standard that is directed at a specific industry.

IFRS 17: What you need to know


NFTs “provide a way to assign each unique digital asset, like a piece of art, with a digital signature to prove ownership of the original”.

NFTs: fad or breakthrough?


For business, the budget doesn’t yield many new announcements. However, it does continue to deliver previously announced COVID-19 stimulus.

SA budget: stimulus continues but government keeps powder dry for election


The NSW budget has committed significant funding to stimulate the visitor economy.

NSW budget: A grab bag of measures to support the economy


With increased transparency surrounding large organisations' payment times, Australia’s small businesses will be able to make informed decisions about which large organisations they supply.

Payment times reporting: Keeping up with the times


Even operators who’ve successfully pivoted to domestic tourism are being thwarted by interstate restrictions, which make customers hesitant to book holidays.

Queensland budget: sound strategy but economy still in a COVID straitjacket


Banks introduce negative interest rates to bolster economies


Olympic Rings installation in front of the Japan Olympic Museum in Shinjuku. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are scheduled to be held in July 2021.

Is hosting the Olympics Games worth the investment?


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