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Resuscitating the London Stock Exchange

by Dr Bobby Reddy, Fellow, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Whichever way you look at it, the London Stock Exchange is in secular decline. The number of companies listed on the exchange's Main Market has fallen from over 4,400…

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London stock exchange building at Paternoster Square next to St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, England.

Gambling for redemption or ripoff?

by Dr Xinyu Hou, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance In the early days of Federal Express, the company once was down to $5,000 in its checking account, not able to cover the…

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The downside risk channel of monetary policy

by Niklas Schmitz, Winner of the Cambridge Finance Best Student Paper Award 2022, PhD Student, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge During recessions, central banks play a key role to support the economy. They are often concerned with avoiding bad…

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Forbes Ukraine: Free program for the development of fintech with the support of the Cambridge Judge Business school to start in Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine and Cambridge Judge Business School are launching a training program for the development of innovations in the financial sector of Ukraine. The programme is one of the elements of the FinTech Development Strategy in Ukraine…

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Helping Ukraine’s reconstruction

The National Bank of Ukraine and Cambridge Judge Business School launch unique training programme to foster innovations in Ukraine’s financial sector. The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and Cambridge Judge Business School are launching a unique initiative: a training programme…

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A vigil held at the Senate House for all those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The Wall Street Journal: How to invest calmly in a chaotic world

Elroy Dimson, Finance Professor at Cambridge Judge Business School, says that in periods of geopolitical turmoil over the past half-century, global stock markets have tended to move in sync. “When things go bad, just about every market turns red at…

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Voting and trading: the shareholder’s dilemma

by Professor Adam Meirowitz, University of Utah, and Dr Shaoting Pi, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Shaoting Pi In the study of enterprise ownership comparisons between ownership by investors of capital,…

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Fixed-income venture

Cambridge Enterprise leads strategic funding round for startup Bond180, which was launched by three Cambridge MBA graduates.  Bond180, a  provider of technology solutions for fixed-income markets launched by three Cambridge MBA graduates, announced completion of a strategic funding round involving follow-on investment from…

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Brexit: investor paranoia and the financing cost of firms

Financial markets faced a bumpy ride in 2018. The Financial Times report that global bond and equity markets shrank $5tn last year. Two major risks have been disrupting the markets during the past year: US-China trade dispute and Brexit. The…

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Transaction costs, consumption and investment

by Dr Alex S.L. Tse, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance The theoretical modelling of individuals' consumption and investment behaviours is an important micro-foundation of asset pricing. Despite being a classical problem in…

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