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30th October Bloomberg Training session

Students on the MSc in Finance, Investment and Risk programme took part in a session in the School of Mathematics Finance Lab to explore further the functionality and analytics offered by Bloomberg platform. The session led by Bloomberg analysis and … Continue reading

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Students of MSc in Finance, Investment and Risk awarded CFA Scholarships

Jhaneshi Jugessur and Nainam Seedoyal who successfully completed the Masters in Finance, Investment and Risk in 2013-2013 and gained Distinction in the final classification, have been awarded scholarships by the CFA Institute for the CFA examinations. Each year the CFA … Continue reading

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Students of MSc in Finance, Investment and Risk visited Bloomberg offices and gained experience of how a real life trading floor in London functions

12 September 2013 – The visit was organised by the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science for the Masters students of Finance, Investment Risk programme. The students toured the Bloomberg offices and took part in a specially designed training … Continue reading

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University of Kent Welcomed into CFA Institute University Recognition Program

12 September 10 — University of Kent has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. The MSc in Finance, Investment and Risk has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the … Continue reading

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The European Financial Management Association hold its 22nd Annual Meeting in Reading (UK), June 26-29, 2013

Prof Radu Tunaru has been part of the organising committee and he has also been selected as one of the tutors on the Doctoral Training programme at the conference. In addition, Prof. Radu Tunaru has presented the paper “Identifying the … Continue reading

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11th Annual International Conference on Finance held in Athens and Organised by the Athens Institute for Education and Research

Dr David Morelli from the Kent Business School presented a paper titled ‘ Momentum profits and conditional time-varying systematic risk’ at the 11th International conference in Finance held in Athens 1st – 4th July 2013. The Athens Institute for Education … Continue reading

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CFA approval

Kent Business School proudly announces that it has been CFA approved program-level participant for MSc Financial Markets and MSc Financial Services in Banking. This is a great achievement from our school, following a similar program level recognition from PRMIA. CFA’s … Continue reading

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Finance PhD student Jun Yang awarded a National Distinguished International Students Scholarship by China Scholarship Council

Finance PhD student Jun Yang working under the supervision of Dr Huamao Wang in the School of Mathematics has been awarded National Distinguished International Students Scholarship by China Scholarship Council. Jun Wang is carrying out research in Bond-Stock Portfolio Optimization … Continue reading

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5th IFABS Conference on “The search for financial stability: models, policies and prospects” held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

Dr Nikolaos Voukelatos from Kent Business School presented a working paper on the performance of option trading strategies in the EU at the 5th annual conference of the International Finance and Banking Society at the East Midlands Conference Centre at … Continue reading

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3rd FEBS Conference on “Financial Regulation and Systemic Risk” held at the ESCP Europe campus, Paris

Dr Nikolaos Voukelatos from Kent Business School presented a working paper on the performance of option trading strategies in the EU at the 3rd annual conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society at the ESCP Europe Paris campus on … Continue reading

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