Finance and Markets

Finance and Markets

A well-established and strong area for the School, Finance and Markets is undergoing a rapid revolution from cryptocurrencies, to the emergence of Fintech and open banking. 

Our Finance and Markets research covers these new areas plus subjects ranging from asset pricing, macroeconomics and financial markets to central banking, corporate finance and private equity. 

Our MSc Finance and BSc Accounting & Finance courses are highly ranked both in the UK and globally, with academics from all over the world attracted to the School’s world-class research in the area. WBS has a strong relationship with the Bank of England, establishing research partnerships and collaborating to develop highly relevant Masters courses to train future central bankers across the world. 

Latest Finance and Markets Research

Finance and Markets
AI set to revolutionise financial investment

Traditional financial and investment management research and work-flows will be heavily disrupted by AI over the next 10 years, a symposium of leading researchers heard.

Finance and Markets
AI is a game-changer for fund managers

AI offers a chance for fund managers to step away from the crowd and end years of declining returns, a webinar for investors and researchers heard.

Finance and Markets
How can we stop the auditing scandals?

Accounting scandals such as Enron's collapse have blighted the business world. Jo Horton reveals the best regulatory regime to safeguard against them happening.