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Data Alert: Australia's two-way trade surpasses A$570 billion mark
19 Dec 2011
Australia’s integration with the world economy, particularly with the dynamic Asia-Pacific region, continues to drive wealth creation and growth.
Australia welcomes a new Chinese bank to Sydney
12 Dec 2011
China’s fifth largest bank, the Bank of Communication (BOCOM), has opened its first Australian branch in Sydney, making it the fourth Chinese bank to launch branch operations in Australia.
Data Alert: Australia is one of the best places to live
16 Nov 2011
Australia is still one of the best places in the world to live, according to the United Nations’ <em>Human Development Index (HDI)</em>. In 2011, the HDI ranks Australia as number two in the world.
Chi-X opens for trading in Australia
2 Nov 2011
Australia’s financial markets have embraced competition as Chi-X launched its alternative trading system on 31 October 2011.
Leading Indian bank opens in Australia
12 Oct 2011
Punjab National Bank, India’s second largest bank, has chosen Sydney as the location for its Australian representative office.
Taiwan Cooperative Bank opens its branch in Sydney
30 Sep 2011
Taiwan’s second largest bank opened its doors in Sydney last week, making it the fourth Taiwanese bank to establish branch operations in Australia
IMF remains positive on Australia’s economic outlook
23 Sep 2011
The International Monetary Fund has confirmed Australia’s economic outlook remains positive, despite slowing global growth.
New York-based Primary Insight launches global research centre in Australia
5 Sep 2011
New York-based Primary Insight (PI), a global provider of primary source research services to institutional investors, has recently launched an office in Sydney.
Austrade reports on hedge funds and banking industries released
30 Aug 2011
Austrade has recently released two financial services publications that highlight the strength and size of Australia’s financial services sector.
Data Alert: Australia – Ninth Largest Market for High Net Worth Individuals in the World
21 Jul 2011
Australia has continued to benefit from two decades of sustained economic growth and has become the ninth largest private wealth market in the world, according to Capgemini and Merrill Lynch’s 2011 World Wealth Report.

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