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What will Virgin look like heading into the future?
May 19, 2020

With existing financial struggles, how will Virgin Australia continue its operation and survive the current economic climate?

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Can a sustainable inflation rate be achieved?
May 19, 2020

The RBA and the Fed have been trying to achieve a healthy level of inflation for years. They are finally succeeding, but there are some long-term implications.

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The Economic Value of Michelin Stars
May 17, 2020

Source: https://upserve.com/restaurant-insider/michelin-star-restaurants/ The Michelin guide is a prestigious award bestowed upon the most deserving restaurants (Isalska, 2018). Initially, it was utilized by Michelin, the second largest tyre company in revenue…

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Decay and renewal in the time of Coronavirus
May 13, 2020

Life cycle, circular reasoning, we see that circles are an intricate part of everyday life, and thus we extrapolate the strings that both disrupt and inevitably sow life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SpaceX: Eliminating Ground Infrastructure Limitations
May 5, 2020

Continuously innovating to change the world, Elon Musk further pursues plans to provide worldwide internet access through launching satellites and makes significant progress in commercialising human space travel.

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Paycheck Protection Program – the true ventilator for small businesses swiped by COVID-19?
May 4, 2020

US had introduced loans to small businesses to provide short-term financing support. However, unintended consequences had arisen with implications for affected stakeholders.

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Food Delivery: The New Norm?
April 30, 2020

With social distancing rules preventing us from leaving the house, we have increasingly turned to food delivery services. Could this be the new norm?

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“A Crude Awakening”: Negative oil prices
April 29, 2020

Oil prices last week plunged into negative territory for the first time in history, briefly halting at -$37.63 USD[i] before sharply retreating. In a recession of many firsts, the global…

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The Business of Music Streaming
April 26, 2020

The music industry has changed drastically in recent years with the rise and growth of music streaming platforms. The market is dominated by a few key players, however new players are entering.

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Football Club Ownership: a Geopolitical Tool?
April 23, 2020

In light of the prospective Saudi-backed takeover of Newcastle, why have so many states invested in football teams?

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Is this the end to retail as we know it?
April 22, 2020

With the current lockdown taking place in Australia, consumers are transitioning to contactless shopping. But just how large of an impact has the coronavirus outbreak had on both physical and online retail as we know it?

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Investor confidence tumbles amid Luckin Coffee’s fraud scandal
April 21, 2020

Luckin Coffee's 2 billion sales fabrication had led to severe financial and legal complications for the business. However, many shareholders are also adversely affected by the scandal, including banks, investors, as well as consumers.

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What Does the IMF Actually do?
April 19, 2020

The IMF has long been touted as one of the most reputable and influential organisations in the world. What does it actually do?

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How COVID-19 has changed our visit to the Doctor’s office
April 15, 2020

With the impending pressures on our health care system, new technologies are bringing about revised perspectives to traditional methods.

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Open Banking: The latest Revolution in Financial Services
April 14, 2020

The banks are the cornerstone of our financial system with millions of people using their services everyday. Yet there seems to be an open secret that has the potential to revolutionise the way they bank. This revolution is Open Banking.

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The reinvention of the internet is near after Huawei’s ‘New IP’ proposal
April 10, 2020

Recently, Chinese companies have proposed a new standard for networking technology at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). They claim their new IP system would tackle all the challenges the current IP system has.

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Social Distancing: Not an option to all
April 7, 2020

As the Coronavirus epidemic continues to trouble the world economy and health systems around the globe, social distancing has been a measure to lessen the impact of this pandemic.

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Is COVID-19 GFC version 2 or something more?
April 7, 2020

As COVID-19 advances from a regional crisis to a global pandemic, we’re witnessing increasing uncertainties in global markets that are somewhat reminiscent of the Global Financial Crisis.

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A Rethink of Australia’s Supply Chains
April 4, 2020

There is no doubt that globalisation has improved the lives of many in the past. As the COVID-19 crisis persists, there have been calls to rethink Australia’s supply chains.

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Could UBI save Australians from the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic?
March 29, 2020

Calls for universal basic income have gained prominence in the 21st century as a way to alleviate the woes of poverty and social inequality. Could it save Australians admist the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Governments Tested in the Face of Covid-19 Pandemic
March 25, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, 2020 has seen the end of an era of bullish markets around the world. Governments and central banks worldwide are trying to prevent the next great financial crisis, but is this truly achievable?

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Uncertainty in Foreign Exchange as Trading Partners assess the health of the Australian Economy
March 24, 2020

As coronavirus worsens, There has been a wide sell-off in stocks, bonds and commodities in financial markets across the globe. As investors and institutions race to move into cash. This has had profound effects on FX markets.

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Airlines tumble as Coronavirus adds to the unprecedented headwinds
March 24, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic airline companies are undoubtedly among those that have been hit the hardest.

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Online Education: A Silver Lining to the COVID-19 Crisis?
March 20, 2020

The past month has been laced with uncertainty. Schools across the globe have been scrambling to adopt online learning solutions.

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Woeful bushfires disrupt Nation’s economy
March 18, 2020

The sheer scope of the 2019/2020 bushfires that engulfed much of Australia cannot be understated. However, as public interest begins to wane, there are still communities that are still in economic danger.

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