New research shows supporting angel investors, rather than giving startups 'founding' help, fosters entrepreneurship.
As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.
Private finance crashed the economy and is too consumed by the profit motive to be a reliable ally against climate change. We should not allow COP24 to be their board meeting.
Green spaces can help to address loneliness. But they are highly vulnerable to austerity.
Automated portfolio-allocation software can provide financial planning services that meet clients' financial situations and future goals. But can it help investors make more rational decisions?
House prices in London fell by 0.6% in June after years of high growth.
Talk of Saudi Arabia helping Elon Musk take Tesla private is the latest example of a long line of sovereign wealth fund investments.
The Trump administration is considering a change to capital gains that could be a windfall for the rich. A scholar explains what they are and how they're taxed.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Bitcoin's rise and fall to date already makes it one of the greatest market bubbles in history. In turbulent times, some have suggested it as a substitute for gold, but it lacks some vital attributes.
Planting more native forests could help mitigate the causes of climate change, but unless funding is closely tied to successful outcomes, such projects face the risk of failure.
These partnerships between investors, governments and nonprofits are a new way to pay for programs and services that help people in need and address intractable problems like mass incarceration.
Once a niche market, sustainable finance is now expanding and accelerating, yet too few universities have committed their finance programmes to these issues. The time has come for change.
The decision of the Canadian government to purchase the $4.5 billion Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project doesn't exactly instil confidence in Canada's investment climate.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Clive Hamilton and Richard Rigby on Chinese influence in Australia.
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The Australia-China relationship is again in the headlines, with reports of strains between the two countries, resulting in federal ministers who want to visit finding it hard to get visas.
A recent study suggests that divesting in fossil fuels not only allows investors to address their climate change concerns, it also reduces financial risks and increases financial returns.
Co-ownership of real estate through digital platforms can be a risky and potentially costly business.
A massive rural on-grid electrification programme in Rwanda has delivered considerable benefits. But is it the most sensible way to deliver power to remote areas?
Research on the impact of corporate tax cuts reaches different conclusions, depending on the time and place it looks at.
The European Investment Bank's funding of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline will harm the climate and makes little financial sense.