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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
What is 'Sovereign Risk' Sovereign risk is the risk that a central bank will impose foreign exchange regulations that will significantly reduce or negate the value of its forex contracts. It also includes the risk that a foreign nation will either fail to...
      Unlike many online news portals, your Pigsfly Newspaper doesn’t hold any annoying advertising, we don’t try and sell you anything nor have we put up a paywall – We want to keep our communiques as...
This was the same firm that Robb had publicly defended when it controversially acquired a 99-year lease for the Port of Darwin in 2015. Two years after clinching a historic free trade deal with Beijing, former trade minister Andrew Robb...
Everyone knows Australia’s big four banks are huge, accounting as they do for almost one quarter of the value of all the companies on the entire ASX. But they are actually even bigger than they seem, thanks to a network...
Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40% Uncountable numbers of drink containers end up in the ocean every year. Shutterstock Qamar Schuyler, CSIRO; Britta Denise Hardesty, CSIRO, and Chris Wilcox, CSIRO Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem;...
SAFEGUARDS FOR THE WATER and environmental values of the Pilliga have been compromised by politicians acting in their own interests. I’m now an old man following the ancient Chinese tradition of seeking refinement and reclusion in the mountains after a...
South Australia’s big gamble on grid-scale battery storage may pay for itself in just a year if it continues to prevent massive price spikes On Sunday 14 January something very unusual happened. The Australian Energy Market Operator called – as it...
As waiters took orders for toasties and coffee at the Little Teapot Café in the sleepy coastal hamlet of Davistown, NSW, four men were discussing a deal as big as it was potentially rotten. A businessman was seeking political backing...
Every single gaming machine in the state is theirs. The Keno is theirs. They own one of the two casinos and a controlling stake in the other. By one calculation, 70¢ of every dollar lost by a Tasmanian in...
The truth about political donations: there is so much we don't know AEC disclosures revealed Malcolm Turnbull to be the single biggest donor to a political party in 2016-17. AAP/Dan Peled Lindy Edwards, UNSW The big story about the Australian Electoral Commission’s annual...