The ground-breaking MSc Global Central Banking and Financial Regulation course saw its first cohort graduate with partners Bank of England in attendance.
The Finance group is devoted to excellence in teaching and research in all subfields of finance.
The group has grown over the past few years to become one of the largest and strongest groups in the UK and in Europe. Our faculty work closely with the financial industry, which provides input into research-driven teaching, and are also involved in the research board and education faculties of the ESRC and leading professional institutes. We often collaborate closely with colleagues across the University and institutions in Asia, Europe, and the USA.
Current areas of research
Our world-class academics conduct research in theoretical and empirical asset pricing, risk management, microstructure, derivatives, financial econometrics, macro-finance, behavioural finance, international finance, corporate finance, corporate governance, banking, financial markets, household finance, development finance, and fintech.
Head of group: Professor Andrea Gamba.
Stablecoins could be backed by central banks as a short cut to a Central Bank Digital Currency, the Gillmore Centre Policy Forum heard.
The collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX exchange has shook the cryptocurrency world. Ganesh Viswanath-Natraj, Assistant Professor of Finance, looks at what can be done to stop another one.
Ganesh Viswanath-Natraj assesses the future for sterling after the chaos caused by the UK Government's 'mini-budget'.
Academics discussed critical issues in the emerging area of DeFi, cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the first Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology annual conference.
Constantinos Antoniou explains how behavioural finance is vital for central bankers if they are to truly understand the economy and markets and how their policies will affect them.
The cryptocurrency crash is a painful reminder in the market risks and the need for regulation. Ganesh Viswanath-Natraj looks at the approaches governments could take.
Trumps rambling, ranting approach to Twitter during his presidency shows how one person's tweets can influence currency markets, warns Arie Gozluklu.