Month: September 2021

Tetris Competition

Have your plans been blocked by the lockdown? πŸš«πŸš«
Don’t let your stress keep stacking and piling up. πŸ˜”πŸ˜©
Sign up for FINSOC’s Tetris comp for a fun night! πŸ“ˆ
Invite your friends and face off against the best and feel welcome to come play or watch the comp! πŸ˜Ž

AGM 2021

The Agenda for the AGM will be as follows:
1. Apologies
2. Presidents’ Report
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Club’s Constitutional Amendments
5. Elections for Executive Positions
6. Business without Notice

Insights into Case Competition Success

Case competitions are a highly prevalent feature on the resumes of the successful. They can land you internships, unequivocal networking opportunities and cash prizes. To capitalise on these amazing opportunities, come take notes on exemplar slide decks that have won case competitions such as the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets competition. Pick up on some hidden tips and tricks from our panel of case competition winners, finalists and judges.

Branching out in Finance

During the event, meet professionals from a diverse pool of financial services firms (Westpac, Bloomberg, Greenstone Partners, Trademax & Una Brands) that span across various branches of finance including Corporate Advisory, Trading, Retail and Investment Banking. This extraordinary opportunity to network with professionals from a wide multitude of firms will help you discover the right career path for you.

FINSOC Weekly Wraps Vol.20

β€’ NSW recorded 319 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. Scott Morrison has announced that those who have lost work due to restrictions will be able to claim a maximum of $750 per week from the COVID-19 Disaster Payment.
β€’ US-based Fintech company Square, acquired BNPL giant Afterpay for A$39 billion.
β€’ The ASX 200 saw a weekly gain close to 2%. Most sectors improved, led by the IT sector which boasted a 13.69% weekly gain.
β€’ News Corp. purchases digital data provider Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) for US$1.15 billion.

FINSOC Weekly Wraps Vol.19

β€’ NAB has announced a planned $2.5 billion share buy back estimated to increase the bank’s ROE by 40 basis points.
β€’ Scott Morrison has set a national adult vaccination target rate greater than 70% as part of its 4 phase plan to address the pandemic.
β€’ Bitcoin ended the week on a 10 day winning streak, its longest since 2013.
β€’ Volkswagen is in talks to repurchase Europcar in a deal worth $US3B to expand services to car rentals.
β€’ Robinhood’s IPO debuted at $US38 on the NASDAQ earlier this week.