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10.12.2018
Research

2018 HKUST Finance Symposium

This year our theme is Asset Pricing, defined broadly. The symposium will consist of ten papers from the open call and one paper contributed by a junior faculty at HKUST, in addition to our invited speakers below..

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Andrew Karolyi (Cornell) and Prof. Wei Xiong (Princeton)

08.08.2018
Awards & Achievements

QFIN Program Featured in Metro Radio

Metro Radio has recently launched a new Facebook channel called “Metro Education Plus”. The new channel aims at letting students and parents have some better knowledge about education and school life in various aspects. Students from QFIN program are invited for the interview and aired in July 2018. In the interview, QFIN students talked about their enriching learning activities and experiences. Check out more from the links.

 

01.08.2018
Faculty

Warmly welcome our new Assistant Professor: Dr. Emilio BISETTI

Department of Finance welcomes Dr. Emilio BISETTI, who received his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, as a new Assistand Professor.

01.08.2018
Faculty

Warmly welcome our new Assistant Professor: Dr. Yoshio NOZAWA

Department of Finance welcomes Dr. Yoshio NOZAWA, who received his PhD in Finance and Economics from University of Chicago, as a new Assistand Professor.

12.07.2018
Faculty

Professor Alminas Zaldokas wins the Best Paper Award at the 2018 Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting

Congratulations to Professor Alminas Zaldokas for receiving the Best Paper Award from the 2018 Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting for his study titled "Naughty Firms, Noisy Disclosure: The Effect of Cartel Enforcement on Corporate Disclosure". This study is co-authored with Professor Thomas Bourveau from Columbia Business School and Guoman She from HKUST. In this paper, the authors find that public disclosure can be used as focal points to sustain collusive agreements.

16.04.2018
Awards & Achievements

Champion in Classified Post Hackathon

Our students have won the Champion in the first-ever Hackathon hosted by Classified Post in March 2018. Please join me in congratulating and celebrating the achievements of our students!

From left to right:

Jason TSE (RMBI, Class of 2018)
Eric CHOW (FINA & IS, Class of 2019)
Gary HO (COMP, Class of 2019)
Jason WONG (FINA & IS, Class of 2019)
Thomas LUI (QFIN, Class of 2019)

11.04.2018
Awards & Achievements

EY Academy CSR Challenge 2018

Congratulates to our students who have outstanding performance in the CSR Challenge 2018!

Tornado YU (QFIN, Year 2):
• Member of Team Awards (FinTech) – Champion
• Member of Most Favorite Video (FinTech)

Melody LUK (FINA, Year 2):
• Member of Team Awards (FinTech) – 1st runner up

27.03.2018
Awards & Achievements

Our students have won the champion in the J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management Challenge (AWMC) 2018

Congratulations to:

Harry HU (QFIN, Year 4)
Riva XIONG (QFIN, Year 3)
Leonard LIU (QFIN, Year 2)
Annabelle HE (ECOF, Year 2)

18.03.2018
Awards & Achievements

Champion in the Local Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017-18

We are proud that our UG business students have crowned the championship in the Local Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017-18.

Congratulations to the team that consist of:
Ben CHEN (QFIN)
Jim JIANG (QFIN)
Baiwen GAO (QFIN)
Chloe ZHANG (QFIN)
Jonathan HUNG (GBUS)