Investments

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978234

Briefing paper

5 Apr 2018

This background paper outlines the main categories of financial products available to retail investors, the size of retail investment in the main categories of financial products held by Australian retail investors and the ways in which retail investors are protected, including prohibitions and restrictions on...

Commentary

20 Mar 2018

Grattan Institute researchers, Brendan Coates and Danielle Wood, outline who wins and who loses from Labor’s hotly debated tax policy.

Research report

12 Feb 2018

This paper provides a brief introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain.

Report

11 Jan 2018

This resource reveals insights into how impact investors enable the organizations and projects they finance to expand and deepen their impact beyond the duration of their investment.

Research report

24 Nov 2017

Australia’s 2.2 million small to medium enterprises (SMEs) employ two thirds of Australian workers and create a substantial proportion of new jobs. Ensuring that businesses have access to capital is important for the growth of their businesses and to create jobs in the economy.

Research report

13 Nov 2017

The Global Innovation Index, the world's leading measurement of innovation across more than 80 indicators, shows Australia is not innovating enough. The economic and technological realities of an increasingly innovative world economy will inevitably catch up to Australia.

Report

2 Nov 2017

This Noetic Knowledge report presents what Noetic has observed and learned in the process of developing and implementing investment management. It also provides an overview of effective investment management practices to identify and realise benefits.

Report

18 Oct 2017

Is Australia investing in tourism infrastructure? This report looks at 2016-17 across aviation, accommodation and arts, recreation and business services, finding strong investment in tourism's three main sectors.

Presentation

12 Oct 2017

This project analyses the drivers and barriers for private investment in the Pacific, exploring the possibilities and benefits of private investment, as well as the challenges it presents.

Report

30 Sep 2017

This report shows around half of Australians who switch superannuation funds pay significantly higher fees and obtain lower returns than their original fund, prompting concerns bank sales strategies are exploiting consumers.

Discussion paper

9 Sep 2017

The CEWH has released this discussion paper and is seeking feedback on what type of environmental activities the community would like to be considered when developing a framework for future investments.

Article

4 Aug 2017

This article argues that it is not economically viable for Australian super funds to invest in the Australian build-to-rent market and explores how our governments can take steps in providing critical economic infrastructure to combat the public housing shortage.

Research report

5 Jul 2017

Property crowdfunding seems like the perfect alternative to invest in property with limited funds available, but is it?

Report

30 Jun 2017

Third in a series of papers on the role of Sovereign Funds (SFs) in the Pacific Islands, this report suggests a 'reference portfolio' approach as a benchmark governance choice for Pacific Island funds

Report

30 Jun 2017

This report summarises the research that has been undertaken on Sovereign Funds in the Pacific and draws out key findings, lessons and opportunities for funds to move closer to “best practice”.

Report

20 Jun 2017

This study offers a sophisticated tool to investors to align their capital allocation decisions with the company’s exposure to climate risks.

Guide

15 Jun 2017

Economically stable, resilient and diversified, Australia is a low-risk environment in which to do business. Investors in the agribusiness and food industries will find a transparent regulatory environment and close trade and cultural links to the Asia-Pacific region.

Audio program

20 May 2017

What's the connection between the corporate world, the policy makers in Canberra and the fragile bush economies that produce that unmistakable art of remote Australia?

Audio interview

new test
28 Apr 2017

Westpac has effectively blocked any funding to the controversial Adani coal mine after overhauling its policies for the bankrolling of new thermal coal projects. Australia's second biggest bank has updated its climate change policy where it will only finance new projects in existing, rather than...

Audio program

17 Mar 2017

An increase in Australian investors wanting their retirement funds to go into the stocks of ethical companies means change is afoot within the nation's finance industry.

The latest move has come from AMP Capital, which has announced it's banning investment in companies that manufacture...