Welcome to the resource page for MPF753 -Finance.
This page has been put together to assist you with your research for this unit. In this unit you will need to access library resources to complete your assignments. Through the library, you can access academic articles, company data and information and industry information.
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In this unit, your assignment requires you to read and incorporate academic journal articles, newspaper articles and other relevant materials.
Academic journals are sometimes referred to as Scholarly, Refereed or Peer Reviewed journals. They contain high quality articles that have been through a formal review process prior to publication to ensure they are academic in nature and meet specific criteria.
Business magazines like Forbes, Fortune and The Economist are known as trade publications or magazines, not scholarly journals as they are not academic in nature.
What are Academic articles? Watch the video
COMPANY FINANCIAL DATA
Provides a concise description of all ASX listed companies' operations and business interests .These reports are updated daily from relevant ASX announcements. DatAnalysis premium also provides a 12-year history of detailed financial information for all companies listed on ASX. Results can be downloaded into spread sheet format.
Also includes full text information such as country economic reports, and detailed company profiles for the world's 5,000 largest companies.
Detailed industry profiles on Australia’s 500 industries (please note, Deakin does not generally subscribe to company reports within IBIS)
For further help in finding information about companies and industries have a look at the Companies and Industries Library Resource Guide
The Study Support page provides study support services to help you get the most out of your learning experience.
Deakin guide to referencing
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This portal has links to key areas of maths that will help you cover the basics and tackle the trickier stuff.
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