The turbulent conditions that have characterised the past two years have taken their toll on the Australian structured products market. But lessons regarding diversification and capital protection could offer a chink of light to investors. Wietske Blees...
Australia appears to have escaped the worst of the global financial crisis, but at Risk Australia 2009, held in Sydney last month, bankers, academics and the Australia Treasury stressed there can be no room for complacency and focus must be placed on...
The market in Australia has received some shelter from the past year's financial crisis because fewer Lehman Brothers-backed products were distributed there than was the case elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region. That aside, there has been no respite...
The start of Australia's much talked-about carbon trading scheme has been put back a year to 2011. Andrew Petersen and Eros Artuso at PricewaterhouseCoopers discuss the details of the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme
Investors welcome easing of restrictions but say damage already done
Op risk in Australia
Efforts by miner BHP Billiton to create an iron ore index that would represent the underlying benchmark for a series of derivatives instruments appear to be floundering as Chinese steel producers press hard for pricing advantage. Kathleen Kearney reports
Inflation protection is at cheapest levels in years; investments may also be attractive
Australian ban on short selling is does not spell disaster for investors
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Australia is set to introduce a national emissions trading scheme in 2010. However, there is still much uncertainty surrounding the scheme. Katie Holliday looks at how companies are preparing for it