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Fintech flexes its muscles

Fintech is deeply impacting the finance world, challenging orthodoxies and offering customers innovative ways to manage and maximise their finances. CJBS Faculty and Cambridge MBA alumni discuss what’s happening and what is next for this sector. How are financial firms…

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S&P Global: European P2P lending prone to mispricing and inefficiencies, new study claims

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on peer-to-peer lending platforms and says they can be “inefficient at matching risks with return, but the reality is more nuanced”. In an interview with…

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Wired: Everything and nothing is a tech company now

Raghu Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge, comments on how over the past decade many firms have become a "tech company" in one way or another. “In these new industries with the potential for enormous…

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Portfolio Adviser: Asking fund managers sensitive questions about their childhood

A study co-authored by Raghu Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, found that fund managers who experienced the death or divorce of a parent in their childhood go on to take significantly less…

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Investment Europe: ‘Tell me about your childhood’ may become required RFP question

Childhood trauma from a parent’s death or divorce causes mutual fund managers to be more risk averse later in life, finds a new study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Ordeal & risk

Childhood trauma from a parent's death or divorce causes mutual fund managers to be more risk averse later in life, finds a new study co-authored by Professor Raghu Rau of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Raghavendra Rau Finance professionals may…

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The Irish Times: A fund manager’s childhood can tell a lot about their attitude to risk

A study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, explores how traumatic experiences in childhood can affect the behaviour of professional investors. The study examined the investing activity of more than…

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Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI)

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance launches a new real-time index tracking the total electricity consumption of the Bitcoin network. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), an academic research centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, today…

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Institutional Investor: Broken homes produce more cautious fund managers

Traumatic experiences in childhood can affect the behaviour of professional investors, says a study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study is based on data on more than 500…

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Alternative finance in Europe

In 2017, the alternative finance market throughout Europe (including the UK) grew by 36 per cent to €10.44 billion, predominantly in the UK, according to the 4th European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at…

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