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In the fast lane: Electric vehicles and the automotive technology revolution

In the fast lane: Electric vehicles and the automotive technology revolution

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The roads of tomorrow will look nothing like those of today.
Reflecting rapid technological innovation, the global automotive sector is on the cusp of profound change over the next few decades. These changes include the transition to low-emission electric and hydrogen-powered motors, automated driving,

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No cash accepted: investing in the digital payments revolution

No cash accepted: investing in the digital payments revolution

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Thanks to improvements in smartphones, mobile networks and payments technology, the traditional bank-centric payments system – based around cash and plastic credit cards – is increasingly being disrupted by faster, cheaper and often more secure mobile-based systems.
Across emerging markets, and among the young within developed markets especially,

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Top 5 blogs of 2020

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There was no shortage of things to write about in 2020! Among our most-read blogs of the last 12 months were articles on the corona virus and its implications for investors, analysis of the most bitterly-contested U.S. Presidential election in history and what it might mean for the markets,

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2021 Outlook Webinar Recap

2021 Outlook and Opportunities [Webinar recap]

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“With vaccines arriving in the nick of time, the economy may face its best-case scenario in 2021″ – BetaShares Chief Economist, David Bassanese, shares his outlook for markets in 2021.
According to BetaShares Chief Economist, David Bassanese, equity markets would likely be ending the year at much weaker levels were it not for the timely arrival of vaccines.

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Technology webcast

Tech Webinar Session #3 Recap: The state of Australia’s VC Market

The environment for venture capital has changed dramatically in the past decade.
Not only has the cost of a start-up reduced dramatically, with more money than ever before flowing into the tech sector, but Australia’s best and brightest talent – who used to flock towards investment banking, management consulting and law careers –

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Technology webcast

Tech Webinar Session #2 Recap – Afterpay and WiseTech talk the future of Aussie tech

In Session #2 of our recent Australian Technology Leaders webinar, the CEOs of Afterpay and WiseTech Global shared their stories of entrepreneurship, innovation and resilience, discussed the potential for Australian companies on the global stage, and provided a glimpse into the future of Australian technology.
Afterpay CEO and Co-Founder,

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