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FIN516 Research Skills Guide: Useful Web Resources

Useful websites

The following newspapers and journals are a good source of information:
Australian Financial Review www.afr.com.au
Wall Street Journal www.wsj.com
 
In addition, you will find the following websites useful:
Australian Securities Exchange: www.asx.com.au
Yahoo! Finance: au.finance.yahoo.com
 
The Reserve Bank of Australia has an excellent website and publishes many reports and articles and well as having great data - it is well worth visiting www.rba.gov.au 

Web Resources

AnnualReports.com Links to company websites listed on the following exchanges: AIM, AMES, ASX, LSE, NASDAQ, NYSE, OTC, TSX, TSX-V

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides access to key statistics about a range of Australian industry.

Austrade  - The Australian government trade commission for Australian exporters and information for companies wanting to do business with Australia.

Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) - Australian industry association provides access to some free online resources such as economic outlook reports.

Australian Stock Exchange ASX Find market data and information about companies listed on the ASX.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science - Government Industry Reports including: Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Biotechnology, Building, Metals and Construction, Defense, Space etc.

KPMG Australia Consultancy firm that conducts and publishes industry market research reports and may be available in full text on their website.

NSW Department of Industry - provides access to reports including economic reports, annual reports and industry profiles

Australian Financial Review

Looking for newspaper articles from Australian Financial Review (AFR)? To search AFR within Factiva:

  1. Enter the desired search terms into the Search box
  2. Select Source
  3. Search for then choose, The Australian Financial Review
     

Sources of Information

Using the internet