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Young researchers make the most of SIRCA data

Eleven young researchers from universities across Australia and New Zealand took the spotlight recently to demonstrate how they were finding new ways of using data in the areas of finance and accounting.The occasion was the eighth annual SIRCA Young Researchers Workshop for PhD candidates and recently-completed graduates, held at the University of Technology, Sydney.A young

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DATA ANALYSIS THROWS LIGHT ON TESLA BATTERY STORAGE BENEFITS

CMCRC-SIRCA analysis reveals South Australia’s Tesla battery has generated $12.6 million for the State, but only delivered short-term reduction in some electricity pricesNew research from the CMCRC-SIRCA Energy Research Centre finds evidence that the Tesla Powerpack battery storage system in South Australia’s Hornsdale Power Reserve delivered net benefits of $12.6 million over its first 12

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How a start-up steps up: ‘It’s not luck or guess work’

David Myton talks to Sean McCawley, CEO of Capital Markets TechnologiesSean McCawley has seen a host of start-up businesses in his time. He’s witnessed them arise in a blaze of promise and, more often than not, disappear – leaving in their wake shattered dreams, battered egos, and depleted bank accounts.With deep experience in banking, financial

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Jodi Watson: ‘They just didn’t seem to expect a woman could be doing the job’

In this week of International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8 we are proud to relate the personal stories of some of CMCRC-SIRCA Group’s outstanding team. They are part of our Group team profile that includes a mix of gender, creed, ethnicities and nationalities that hail from every corner of the world. Today we feature

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Jane Coleman: ‘Even at that early stage I didn’t feel put off by the statistics’

In this week of International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8 we are proud to relate the personal stories of some of CMCRC-SIRCA Group’s outstanding executives. They are part of our Group team profile that includes a mix of gender, creed, ethnicities and nationalities that hail from every corner of the world. Today we feature

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Building trust in digital currency – is it time for regulation?

The Hayne Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry delivered 76 recommendations aimed at driving cultural change and improving customer service within the sector, including strengthening the powers of regulators to rein in the activities of brokers. UNSW Associate Professor Elvira Sojli, Head of the CMCRC-SIRCA Group’s Digital Finance Research

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How to restore trust in the wake of the Hayne report

The first casualty of war may be truth, but it’s trust that has been obliterated by the findings of the Hayne Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.The release of the Final Report has been met with a mix of Establishment shame and shock, along with scepticism that anything will

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How’s that for an opener: harnessing the power of data, analytics and technology

DAVID MYTON talks to RoZetta CEO David SharpBack in the day David Sharp was a more than useful cricketer. As an opening batsman who played First Grade in Melbourne and Sydney, he faced up to bowlers who went on to be international Test superstars. The link to cricket continued when he embarked on his university degree.

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A tribute to Mardi Dungey

A tribute to distinguished economist Mardi Dungey from the Board of CMCRC-SIRCA GroupProfessor Stephen Taylor, speaking on behalf of the Board of the CMCRC-SIRCA Group, today paid tribute to internationally-renowned economist Professor Mardi Dungey, who passed away on Saturday January 12 following an illness.Professor Taylor said Mardi’s distinguished career was marked by a passion for

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Solid gold and the magic of modern technology

CMCRC-SIRCA company InfiniGold recently developed technology to issue digital certificates that give investors guaranteed ownership of specific stores of physical gold. DAVID MYTON talks to its CEO, Andreas Ruf. The Perth Mint recently announced it had chosen InfiniGold technology to power GoldPass®, a smartphone app that allows investors the ability to securely buy, store and

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