On Wednesday 1st October between 9.30am-11.30am the annual update to the Corporate Governance database will be released to our Members. In addition to the annual update there are significant enhancements to this data, including new fields previously not available to our research community. The Sirca portal will be unavailable during this update period.
Thank you for your understanding.
Sirca is pleased to announce a $1,000 Best Paper sponsorship for the upcoming Financial Market and Corporate Governance Conference (FMCGC) to be held in Fremantle April 9-10, 2015. The prize will be awarded to the best paper which has used Sirca data (including ASX intraday tick data and regulatory disclosures, and Thomson Reuters intraday tick data and news). Please note that the use of Sirca data must be acknowledged in the paper.
To submit a paper and learn more about the FMCGC please go to their website for further information. Submissions close on January 30, 2015.
The Philip Brown Prize for Best Published Paper is awarded to the best paper published in an A* journal in the previous calendar year using Sirca data. This prize is to recognise the significant contribution of Philip Brown in the establishment of Sirca and the work he did in developing databases to be used for finance and accounting research. The Philip Brown Prize is awarded annually through recommendation from senior scholars around Australia and New Zealand.
Sirca would like to congratulate this year’s joint winners on their successful publications from 2013:
Terrence Hendershott and Ryan Riordan for their co-authored paper ‘Algorithmic Trading on the Market for Liquidity’, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 48, No. 4, Aug. 2013.
Michael Souček and Neda Todorova for their co-authored paper ‘Realised volatility transmission between crude oil and equity futures market: A multivariable HAR approach’, Energy Economics, Vol. 40, Nov. 2013.
Jinyoung Jang and Sorin Daniliuc, from the Australian National University, are the winners of this years Sirca Best Paper Award given at the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) annual conference.
Sirca congratulates you both for your winning paper entitled The impact of organisational and managerial acquisition experience on M&A performance.
Sirca is delighted to welcome the participants of the Fourth Young Researcher Workshop to Sydney this week.
This event provides a platform for young researchers to present their work to an esteemed panel of academics, the Sirca Membership and Research Committee.
Please stop by the Sirca booth in the exhibit hall at the AFAANZ conference in Auckland (6-8 July, 2014) to meet the Sirca representatives. Dr Danika Wright will be giving a short presentation on RP Data at the Behavioural Finance Special Interest Group at 12 noon on Sunday 6th July – join us if you can.
We look forward to speaking with our Members and welcome your feedback for our product development!
A new report to launched today in Canberra by Lateral Economics has revealed a vigorous open data policy agenda could contribute more than $16 billion per annum to the Australian economy.
Commissioned by the global non-government organisation Omidyar Network, ‘Open for Business: How Open Data can help achieve the G20 growth target’ is the first study to quantify and illustrate the potential of Open Data to help achieve the G20′s 2% growth target.
Speakers at the launch included Australian economist Mr. Nicholas Gruen, CEO of Lateral Economics, Mr. Tony Shepherd AO, Chairman, National Commission of Audit, and Mr. Martin Tisn, Director, Policy Director of Omidyar Network (UK).
The report is available for download in pdf format here.
Omidyar Network (Omidyar.com) is a global philanthropic investment firm created by Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay and Pam Omidyar, founder of Humanity United and Hopelab. Omidyar Network looks for ways for the can help people to improve their lives by investing in market-based efforts that catalyse economic and social change.
Effective 1 July 2014, Sirca will no longer be updating the data contained within the original Data Library structure due to the successful implementation of our new Data Library (DL2).
All data housed within the original DL is available within the DL2 tab. DL2 provides data descriptions and top level searching capabilities. The DL2 maintains the most up-to-date data for these products (CRD, RP Data, SPPR, etc.).
We appreciate your understanding!
Sirca is pleased to announce the 2013 update of the SPPR data is now available through our Data Library (DL2).
This dataset contains monthly ASX share prices and calculated price relatives back to December 1973 for all Australian listed and previously listed companies with fully paid shares. The SPPR data contains monthly share price, dividends (including franking credits), adjustments for share issues and reconstructions, number of shares on issue, price relatives and also tracks ticker changers along with merger/delisting information.
This is a fee liable service. Please contact email@example.com should you wish to access this data.
Sirca are pleased to invite our Members to submit papers that were published in the 2013 calendar year that use data supplied by Sirca for consideration of the Philip Brown Prize for the Best Published Paper in 2013.
We require submissions to include a full PDF version of the paper that provides details of the journal in which the paper was published. We are seeking papers of excellent quality to be submitted for this award, and the winner will be determined by the best paper published within an A (or above) ranking journal.
The winner of the 2013 best paper will be announced during the 2014 AFAANZ conference in Auckland, NZ (6-8 July, 2014).
Please respond prior to 30 May 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org.