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Aug 15, 2012

Mayne: our biz performance well behind Olympic record

Market capitalisation of listed companies is arguably the best public measure of who is creating private wealth in our globalised world -- and it correlates reasonably well against the Olympics medal count.

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

As Tony Abbott and Julia Gillard welcomed back most of the Australian Olympic team in Sydney this morning, the global debate on what drives medal counts continues apace.

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  1. Ian Brown

    UK has 5, Germany has none – just goes to show that the domicile of mega companies is not a reliable marker of relative economic performance.

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