Chinese economy Australia

It couldn't be more fitting: the Hayne report into Australia’s greed-riven financial sector landed on the eve of the Lunar Year of the Pig, a year in which China will be even more front and centre in both global and local news during 2019.

After all, it's not just the bulk of the Australian financial services industry and the executives and directors that preside over them that have been piggies, tucking into the wallets of consumers, but also the global corporate sector.