financial strategy

The Future of Robo-Advising Risk Profiling in Hong Kong

Before providing individual investors with any investment advice or recommendations, financial consultants would usually conduct risk assessments for them in face-to-face meetings. Nevertheless, with the advancement of Fintech, co ...

Supplying Finance to Supply Chains

Research at HKUST informs the debate about the benefits of uniform financial regulation across countries and looks into the effects of the financial intermediation in facilitating international trade. By Associate Professor Almin ...

Why and When Do Crowdfunding Backers Invest?
LI, Gen | WANG, Jing

Crowdfunding—collecting small donations from a large number of investors—is an increasingly popular way of raising capital, particularly for creative projects. With the rise of crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarte ...

Good and Bad Trades: An Optimal Strategy for Currency Trading
BEKAERT, Geert | PANAYOTOV, George

Currency carry trading is an investment strategy whereby traders invest in high-interest rate currencies and fund in low-interest rate ones. Historically, this trade has generated substantial returns. Typical analysis of the trade ...

Loans and the Law
ZHANG, Jieying | HUNG, Mingyi | HONG, Hyun A.

Debt covenants are an important monitoring mechanism that govern cash-flow rights and control rights between borrowers and lenders. Although it is believed that enforcement and property rights are primary determinants of a firm&rs ...

Economic Freedom in Investment: Where May We Find the Future Prosperity of Hong Kong?

Value creation depends on the flexibility which corporate managers have to invest in growth opportunities and to make adaptation under adverse economic conditions. In his talk, Professor Peter Chen will discuss his findings in a c ...