With economic contractions generally occurring gradually and thus providing policymakers with time to adjust accordingly, the coronavirus threat has effectively forced governments across the world to pause activity through lockdowns and social distancing measures.
Starting with an overview, read in as Research Analysts Lucy Chen, Victor Yan and Anton Surace discuss COVID-19 and how it is impacting Australia’s economy in UNIT’s latest piece ‘The CoronaCrisis’, here:
What on earth is going on with the oil prices? Well, it’s a question that seasoned commodities traders have been asking themselves too. The oil price has been under pressure for a long time…
Sam Triantafillopoulos and Henry Yu from UNIT explain, here.
Got too many parcels arriving at your door? You’re not the only one. E-commerce is growing rapidly as the current crisis continues to push spending online.
Lucinda Chen explores the e-commerce market, how the pandemic has accelerated the shift online, what may lie ahead and whether the growth we are witnessing is sustainable.
All firms should take note of cultural expectations, but particularly businesses in resource extraction. The Rio Tinto Issue is of note.
Dominic Holden and Campbell Rickard explore.
The written piece of Chris Bates, who won the Overall Winner Prize for the UNIT Writing Competition held in the second-half of 2020.