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Ten reasons why the Cambridge MFin is the next step in your finance career

In the tenth year of the Cambridge Master of Finance Programme, we look at the top ten reasons why finance professionals should choose our leading programme... Learn alongside like-minded professionalsThe Cambridge Master of Finance programme is for experts already in…

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5th UK Alternative Finance Report

The UK online alternative finance market volume grew by 35 per cent in 2017, to £6.2 billion (from £4.6 billion in 2016), as peer-to-peer business lending became an increasingly important part of overall financing of smaller British businesses, according to…

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5th UK Alternative Finance Report

Grant for finance paper

Research paper by Dr Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge Business School on short selling and hedge fund activism is awarded a 10,000 euro grant by the Inquire Europe organisation. Dr Pedro Saffi A research paper on the effect of short…

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Grant for finance paper

Code breakers

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An 'identity buffer' makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Lionel Paolella…

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a key Islamic finance centre

Debt versus equity

Study co-authored by Professor Raghavendra Rau of Cambridge Judge Business School examines why some firms go public through initial public debt offerings rather than the more publicised initial public offerings of equity. The business-news headlines are often filled with the…

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Masters of finance

Dr Simon Taylor of Cambridge Judge Business School reflects on the lack of sufficient reform in finance since the School's Master of Finance (MFin) degree programme launched in the wake of the financial crisis. Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in…

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Finance conference

The fifth Cambridge Corporate Finance Theory Symposium at Cambridge Judge Business School will feature a keynote address by Professor Peter DeMarzo of Stanford University. The fifth Cambridge Corporate Finance Theory Symposium, to be held 14-15 September at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Some recent developments in mathematical finance

by Dr Alex S.L. Tse, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance A few weeks ago I attended the 10th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society in Dublin. To those who do not…

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A front view on a plain simple financial spreadsheet expressed in US dollars.

Financial Times: Abandoning quarterly reporting would increase the cost of capital

Professor Jan Bouwens, Visiting Lecturer at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes in a letter to the FT about President Trump’s plans to replace quarterly earnings reports in the US by a six-month system. Professor Bouwens says this is not a…

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Sarah-Jane Thurman joins Cambridge University Press as a Finance Director from BT Group

Recent Executive MBA (EMBA) graduate Sarah-Jane Thurman has joined the world of academic publishing, following a varied career within BT Group. After five years working within BT Group, Sarah-Jane has joined academic publisher Cambridge University Press as a Finance Director.…

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