Part of the triple-accredited¬†Henley Business School, the ICMA Centre is the product of the first active collaboration between the securities industry and a university finance department. The Centre has a global reputation for its excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate and¬†executive education,¬†as well as pure and applied research and consultancy.
The practical application of finance theory is one of the ICMA Centre‚Äôs key advantages and is why students and financial institutions alike choose the Centre for their education and training needs. This integration of theory with practice is achieved through the use of the Centre‚Äôs three state-of-the-art¬†dealing rooms. All equipped by¬†Thomson Reuters, the terminals run the latest industry simulation software such as StockTrak as well as the Centre‚Äôs own simulation software platform ICTrader.
The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce up to five scholarships of a maximum of ¬£15,000 for our full-time¬†Masters programmes¬†are now available to students studying at the¬†Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. Scholarship Entry Criteria Achieved or expect to achieve excellent results at undergraduate level from a UK institution or the equivalent international qualification Submit a minimum GMAT score ofContinue reading
The ICMA Centre ‚Äď Henley Business School will be hosting the 2013 European Financial Management Association (EFMA) annual meeting on 26-29 June. The¬†conference program¬†includes 252 research papers that will be presented by authors from 36 countries and 5 continents. Among the 84 parallel sessions that will take place over the 4 days of the conference, 4 will be completely dedicatedContinue reading
The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce the CISI Educational Trust Award. The award will consist of ¬£2,500 and will be awarded to the student with the best overall marks in one of the ICMA Centre‚Äôs full time Masters degree programmes. The CISI Educational Trust Award will be presented at the ICMA Centre on Graduation Day (Friday 5th¬†July ‚Äď detailsContinue reading
A new¬†supplementary paper from the ICMA‚Äôs European Repo Council, written by Richard Comotto, explains the importance of collateral to the stability and efficiency of the financial system. The paper highlights how the proposed Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) would impact the movement of collateral, posing significant systemic risks and interrupting the flow of money between banks, to governments and to theContinue reading
A new book, edited by Professors Adrian Bell, Chris Brooks and Marcel Prokopczuk, seeks to present the quantitative techniques that are commonly employed in empirical finance research together with real world, state of the art research examples. The book, titled¬† ‚ÄėHandbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical finance‚Äô is divided into 18 chapters, each written by international experts inContinue reading