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Annual PhD Student Presentations at the ICMA Centre

Doctoral researchers and academics at the ICMA Centre were especially busy this week with the annual PhD presentations taking place on Thursday and Friday. Each year, every doctoral researcher in the ICMA Centre provides an outline of the progress they have made in 20 minute conference-style presentations moderated and assessed by academic faculty and followed up by lively discussions andContinue reading

Ranked first in Accounting and Finance degrees in the Guardian University league tables

Yesterday the Guardian newspaper released its full league tables by subject for 2015, with the University of Reading ranking in the top ten across all programmes offered at the Henley Business School. The ICMA Centre underlined its excellent reputation for finance programmes as the University of Reading ranked first in ‘Accounting and Finance’ with a Guardian score of 100/100. TheContinue reading

Henley Business School among the best in the Complete University Guide Rankings 2015

This year’s ranking sees another successful set of results for Henley Business School, with good improvements and a top 20 position across Henley Business School range of programmes for accounting, finance, business and management, real estate and planning. Real Estate & Planning ranks number 2 among all UK universities for the third year running in the subject of Land &Continue reading

Henley rises in the FT 2014 ranking of the world’s best business schools

Last week’s FT Executive Education rankings, that combine the views of open and custom programme clients show Henley rising to 35th in the world, 19th in Europe and 5th in the UK. This testifies to the impact of Henley’s Executive Education activities in its engagement with the world’s leading companies. Top 10 position in the world for International Custom ClientsContinue reading

New Edition of Econometrics Bestseller

The third edition of Professor Chris Brooks’ textbook Introductory Econometrics for Finance was published last week by Cambridge University Press. The book has sold over 50,000 copies across more than 30 countries since it was first printed. It was the first text on quantitative techniques that was specifically aimed at finance students, incorporating numerous examples and self-study materials. While itContinue reading

Professor Adrian Bell at the CFA Middle East Investment Conference

Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, at the Middle East Investment Conference, “Realising our Potential: Investing for Sustainable Growth” organised by the CFA Institute  in Jordan. The conference is the fifth Annual CFA Institute and aims to bring together industry leaders.

Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance 2014

The ICMA Centre, in partnership with Danos Associates, is pleased to announce the Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance 2014. The award will consist of an attractive cash award for the highest achieving student on the ICMA Centre MSc Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance programme and will presented at the end of academic year. This prize rewards theContinue reading

New Scholarships announced for 2014-15

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce six new additional scholarships for a total of £30,000  for outstanding students applying for a postgraduate masters. The new scholarships are available for 2014 entry at the ICMA Centre. Award details: 
The International scholarships will provide £5,000 off the cost of the tuition fees for each recipient. Eligibility: Please check the following link for more information about eligibility. Be anContinue reading

Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance Summer Program Scholarship

Do you want an opportunity to visit and study in China for two weeks this Summer? We are very pleased to announce that Tsinghua University, PBCSF have awarded the ICMA Centre 3 scholarships for students to join their Summer Programme from June 30 to July 11, 2014 in Beijing.  The Scholarship covers the full programme fee, room and board (on campus), courses, materials, events and related domestic transportation. RecipientsContinue reading

A Guide to Best Practice in the European Repo Market

The ICMA have just published  a guide to best practice in the European Repo Market. This important document was written by Richard Comotto, Senior Visiting Fellow at the ICMA Centre for the ICMA’s European Repo Council. It represents the most comprehensive set of recommendations for trading and settlement, and codification of market conventions, in any repo market and is likely toContinue reading