Economics

BEPS 2.0: the imminent new global taxation floor


Circular companies share, reuse, recycle and repurpose. They can be very profitable, because they have multiple revenue streams, taking waste and turning it into a new or renewed product, and reducing costs because they require less virgin material.

Circular economy: what it is and how it benefits the environment


A man dressed as Santa Claus outside Selfridges in London as the department store unveils its Christmas windows on Oxford Street. This year’s display is themed around ‘Christmas of Dreams’. October 28, 2021.

Holiday economics: Pros and cons for retailers


Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks to the media at the Qantas Jetbase in Sydney, Australia. In October 2021, Qantas announced that all Australia-based Qantas and Jetstar employees will be able to return to work in December 2021.

Why the future of aviation is still up in the air


With the ESL concept bombing spectacularly, there are pertinent takeaways here for businesses across the board, not only those in the sport arena.

Three critical business lessons from the European Super League debacle


The benefits of investment diversification


Lending solutions for the self-employed


A total of 1.6 billion ringgit to drive economic recovery in the tourism sector, which has been severely affected by the pandemic.

Malaysia’s Budget 2022 aims for a post-COVID-19 economic boost


The most recent Intergenerational Report presents a generally upbeat view of Australia’s future, but there are challenges as well.

How the 2021 intergenerational report will shape policy for our future


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, commentators have been suggesting that a re-examination of economic priorities, with a new and bigger role for governments at its core, should be considered.

Why we need a more inclusive form of capitalism


Prices have been flatlining for years, but now there is talk that inflation is back. How worried should we be?

Should we be worried about high inflation?


6 key principles for understanding crypto tax


Has crypto gone mainstream?


Using social media platforms so-called “fin-fluencers” or “FinTokers” spruik everything from shares and cryptocurrency to exchange traded funds (ETFs) and other niche investment products.

FinTok: Regulating the social media finance influencer


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ACT’s 'business-lite' budget ignores potential for economic winter


With a stockpile of cash raised from investors, the sole objective of the venture capitalists behind each SPAC is to seek out a privately held company that can be acquired and then taken public.

Why the ASX is watching SPACs closely


Taking advantage of record low interest rates, companies around the world have been going to banks to borrow additional capital.

How will debt affect our economic future?


The pandemic is going to be with us for another couple of years, so we need to have a different strategy for managing COVID-19, in part because of the  economic and humanitarian costs.

How to prevent a K-shaped economic recovery


Growing numbers of retailers receiving payments from international e-commerce marketplaces need to contend with a whole new world of payment gateways, country-specific rules and regulations, fees and payment structures.

Best-practice solutions for foreign exchange


$16 million to increase maintenance on Rottnest Island, including a new battery energy storage system and upgrade of a wastewater pumping station.

WA budget: labour shortages anchor down WA’s budget treasure ship


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