Archived News for Finance Sector Professionals
One Australian expert has warned mum and dad investors to brace for an extended stretch of uncertainty in global markets, as volatility becomes 'the new normal'.
Financial services lawyer Ian McDermott says regulators should scrap Chapter Seven of the Corporations Act (the main financial services provisions) and start again.
Shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh says the Australian Tax Office's (ATO) online tax lodgement system is lagging because of Abbott Government job cuts in the public service.
The Climate Change Authority (CCA) says industry groups should not be concerned about aggressive reductions in greenhouse gas emissions unfairly harming energy-hungry industries.
There are strong signs that the Federal Government will soon commit to the controversial 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite concerns it could be signing away its freedom.