Paying over the odds: Bailout ‘stigma’ and its role in saving the world economy
Following the 2008 crisis, those tasked with steering the global economy out of a recession through corporate bailouts had one thing on their mind.
Off-market share buybacks: clever schemes or rorts?
COVID-19 has effectively put an end to off-market share buyback schemes, as companies look to conserve their cash holdings. It couldn’t come at a better time.
How climate change impacts the cost of loans
Grappling with how to price 'drought risk', global lenders are charging farmers higher levels of interest. Could Australian producers feel the heat?
How COVID-19 has impacted access to capital markets
COVID-19 has created a surge of riskier, lower rated corporate bond offerings to investors. But debt overhang is a looming concern.
Payday lenders: trusted friends or debt traps?
Need a loan? Research reveals social media users should be wary of payday lenders using digital platforms to peddle their wares to the vulnerable.
Why have ‘safe haven’ cryptocurrencies sunk with the markets?
Cryptocurrencies have followed volatile global markets. This was not supposed to happen.
Why we can trust women to repay loans
Microfinance firms are better off lending to women rather than men, research shows.
‘People before profit’ – how mutuals are teaching banks a lesson
Mutuals and co-ops are having their moment. With Professor Matthew Hall and Dr Paul Thambar.
Why it really pays for companies to get this one thing right
Customer satisfaction flows right through a company's bottom line, influencing capital equity costs and even institutional investors.
How institutional investors influence capital decisions
When it comes to how Australian companies structure their capital, what level of influence do institutional investors actually have?
Domestic violence prevents women realising their business dreams
Women in Bangladesh who are victims of domestic violence fear failure and it is crushing their ability to become entrepreneurs.
The need for speed – how being closer to an exchange amplifies profits
High-frequency traders are getting closer to the action, moving nearer to global exchanges, which improves their connection speeds and as new research shows, it’s a profitable shift.