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Academy of Economic Studies Scholarship

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

Major International Finance Conference at the ICMA Centre – Henley Business School

The ICMA Centre – 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

CISI Educational Trust Award

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’s full time Masters degree programmes. The CISI Educational Trust Award will be presented at the ICMA Centre on Graduation Day (Friday 5th July – detailsContinue reading

A supplementary note on the systemic importance of collateral and the role of the repo market

A new supplementary paper from the ICMA’s 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

New Publication: Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical finance

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  ‘Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical finance’ is divided into 18 chapters, each written by international experts inContinue reading

PhD student Fahad Alhumaidah published in RBS Reserve Management Trends 2013

Fahad Alhumaidah’s research has been featured in the Central Banking Publications’ (CBP) annual book titled RBS Reserve Management Trends 2013. Published in spring each year, the book presents survey results of around 60 participating central banks, responsible for more than $6.7 trillion in reserve assets, on their views of the global financial markets and the key issues facing the international monetaryContinue reading

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The Future of the Repo Market: an International Conference

Senior Visiting Fellow at the ICMA Centre, Richard Comotto, will be speaking at the upcoming conference organised by the ICMA European Repo Council, titled “A collateralised future - what really happened in the repo market during the crisis and how will it cope with growing collateral demand, stagnant supply and regulatory uncertainty?”. Richard Comotto will be a panellist in a workshop session titled: Is repo anContinue reading

The ICMA Centre strongly represented in Greece

ICMA Centre students on the MSc International Shipping and Finance (ISF) have recently concluded part 2 of their postgraduate programme.  As part of the programme, the ICMA Centre students attended two modules at ALBA Graduate Business School, in Athens, Greece; Chartering and Charterparty Analysis taught by Dr Photis Panayides and Derivatives and Risk Management in Shipping taught by Dr Visvikis.Continue reading

Prof. Adrian Bell meets future ICMA Centre students in Beijing

The 32nd floor of the International Trade Centre in Beijing proved to be an excellent venue for the first welcome event for ICMA Centre students joining programmes in Reading in October 2013. The view from CafeXplus was amazing overlooking the ‘giant underpants’ building and stimulated informative conversations between our new students and alumni from the previous two years of our programmes. Continue reading