SIRCA will be carrying out routine maintenance on 1st May 2016. There will be no interruption to our data provision through the SIRCA Portal during this maintenance. This maintenance will provide additional security and services to our data centre.
Please note that there was an internet disruption affecting both the SIRCA Portal and the TRTH products last night between ~01h00 to ~01h20 AEST. We do not expect any scheduled queries to have been affected during this time. However, please check your queries and email email@example.com if you have any questions regarding this brief interruption to service.
SIRCA are seeking submissions for the 2015 Philip Brown Prize.
The Philip Brown Prize acknowledges the significant contribution Philip Brown made in the establishment of SIRCA and the work he did in developing databases used for finance and accounting research.
To be considered for this Prize, the paper must have been published in an A grade (or higher) journal in the calendar year of 2015 by a SIRCA Member using authorised SIRCA data. Additionally, SIRCA must be cited within the publication.
To submit an application, email a full PDF version of the paper to philip-brown- firstname.lastname@example.org by 30/5/2016.
SIRCA encourage all Members who meet the above criteria to apply.
The winner of the 2015 Philip Brown Prize will be announced during the 2016 AFAANZ conference in July.
For more information on the Philip Brown Prize, click here: Philip Brown Prize Call for Papers 2015
SIRCA is excited to be a sponsor of the upcoming 7th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference (FMCGC), this year hosted by Monash University.The FMCGC will be held on Thursday 31 March and Friday 1 April 2016 at the InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto.
SIRCA are sponsoring a $1000 prize for the best paper which has used SIRCA Data, including ASX intraday tick data and regulatory disclosures, and Thomson Reuters intraday tick data and news.
The conference covers themes of financial markets and corporate governance, broadly including:
– Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
– Corporate Finance
– Financial Accounting
– Financial Institutions and Markets
– Asset Pricing
– Fund Management
SIRCA has also launched its Facebook page. Head over to www.facebook.com/SIRCA-Ltd
the page for updates on SIRCA News.
Please see the website for more details, please visit http://business.monash.edu/…/financial-markets-and-corporat…
Please be advised that the unexpected issue resulting in an outage of the SIRCA Portal and the Thomson Reuters Tick History (TRTH) product has now been resolved. Access has again resumed as normal for all users.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.
Members – please be advised that the SIRCA Portal is again available for use. We are still working to resolve access issues to TRTH.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Members should be advised that due to an unexpected disruption in service at our data centre all datasets through the SIRCA Portal and Thomson Reuters Tick History (TRTH) are currently unavailable.
Our team is working with our infrastructure provider to resolve this issue as soon as possible and we will notify you once more information becomes available.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Congratulations to the joint winners of the SIRCA Best Paper Award from the 28th Annual Australasian Finance & Banking Conference (AFBC). The winning papers were:
“Price Discovery in Stock and Options Markets” by Vinay Patel (University of Technology, Sydney), Tālis Putniņš (University of Technology, Sydney), David Michayluk (University of Technology, Sydney) and Sean Foley (University of Sydney)
“Communicating Stability in the Financial System: On the Causal Effects of Transparency on Growth” by Robert Faff (University of Queensland), Shams Pathan (University of Queensland) and Natalya Zelenyuk (University of Queensland).
Congratulations on this well deserved recognition from UNSW and the AFBC. We look forward to reading your future research papers.
Students from Beijing Normal University recently visited SIRCA to understand more about the financial datasets that SIRCA provides to the academic community. The elite group of students were in Australia as part of a short summer programme held at the University of New South Wales.