If a royal commission is good news for the public, it’s even better for APRA

Business and government
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By Professor David Grant, Pro Vice Chancellor (Business), Griffith University Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently bowed to widespread pressure and called for a royal commission into Australia’s banking sector. This reluctant yet auspicious move is one that undoubtedly will have been welcomed by a broad spectrum of stakeholders including, quite possibly, those at the Australian […]

Stakes are high for Australia in Asian infrastructure bank

Griffith Asia Institute
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Hui Feng, Griffith University Australia will likely join more than 40 countries signing on to the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), following news it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to participate in negotiations to set up the bank. America’s continued effort against the bank has significantly set back diplomacy between the two nations. […]

Experts hope for improvements in Pacific banking

Griffith Asia Institute
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Financial experts from around the Pacific region have met in Fiji to discuss the development of stable banking and stock market activity. Dr Parmendra Sharma from the Griffith Asia Institute spoke to Radio New Zealand International on Tuesday about the meeting. He told host Jenny Meyer the purpose of the forum was to strengthen future strategic […]