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Career outcomes for Cambridge MFin class of 2017/18

The most recent Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) graduates report high levels of post-graduation employment and career development for a third year running. The financial job sector continues to develop and become even more competitive amidst development of current and…

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MFin class of 2017

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

Predicting house prices

An increase in short selling of real estate investment trusts (REITs) can help forecast a decrease in housing prices the following month, finds new study co-authored by Dr Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge. Even if you do not own stock…

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Future finance and the Cambridge MBA advantage

As trends like passive finance, block chain and mobile banking ramp up their disruption of the global finance industry, how is the Cambridge MBA preparing candidates for the brave new future of finance? Life is getting ever faster and more…

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How data on short selling can help prevent financial crisis

During the financial crisis some bankers crossed the line. Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance, says data could help us make sure they don't make the same mistakes again. In 2008, Pedro Saffi, now University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge…

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Numbers: short selling

New limits to arbitrage

The structure of institutional stock ownership - not just the per cent of total institutional ownership - is important in understanding how limits to arbitrage prevent investors from adjusting prices to their efficient values, says study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business…

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O Globo: Experts point to ‘wrong choices’ by the Brazilian government

Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge Judge, spoke to major Brazilian newspaper O Globo about the downgrade of Brazil's credit rating to “junk” status. He said: The downgrade is the culmination of wrong economic choices made in the…

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Risk paper honoured

Research paper on deleveraging risk co-authored by Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge wins third-place honours at Crowell Prize awards. A research paper on investment risk due to liquidity shocks, co-authored by Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge Judge…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Opposing management through proxy

Institutional investors often recall loaned shares prior to proxy votes when they want to express lack of support for management, according to research co-authored by Pedro Saffi, University Lecturer in Finance at Cambridge Judge, which was named best paper in…

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Shareholder activism

Paper co-authored at Cambridge Judge finds that institutional shareholders recall shares to oppose management in proxy votes. Institutional investors often recall loaned shares prior to proxy votes when they want to express lack of support for management, according to research…

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Shareholder activism

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