Banking, Accounting and Finance News
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a consultation package on Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions’ (ADIs) Points of Presence statistics.
The well-publicised hike in the price of an essential medicine this week raises serious issues about the design of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an intellectual property expert has warned.
Josh Frydenberg, the new Resources and Energy Minister and Minister for Northern Australia, is heading to the top of the country to push for new opportunities.
A new report from Greenpeace says that for the world to switch from climate-altering fossil fuels to renewable energy by 2050 would cost about $A1.39 trillion per year.
New figures suggest growth in living standards will dramatically slow in the coming decade, and actually decline for the country's most disadvantaged people.
UPDATE 15/09: The Oil Search executive board has unanimously rejected Woodside’s proposal, saying it was “highly opportunistic and grossly undervalues the company”.
Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has suggested that businesses be “levied” to pay for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, but one local expert says it would be against the public interest.
The royal commission into nuclear fuel cycles has opened in Adelaide, and its first witness has warned that Australia needs to catch up with other countries in combating greenhouse gas.