Jun 13, 2017 (Tue) 6:30 - 9 pm The Hong Kong Club Building, Rm 1501- 02, 15/F, 3A Chater Rd, Central, Hong Kong Organized by the HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance Program About the Class The goal of firms is to create value through strategic decisions. Valuation techniques provide managers and market participants with the tools to evaluate and measure the effect of strategic decisions on firm value. In practice valuation is challenging because it requires modelling the fut
Jun 08, 2017 (Thu) 1230 - 2pm The Hong Kong Club Building, Rm 1501- 02, 15/F, 3A Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong Organized by the HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance Program About the Seminar Since the Global Financial Crisis, the stock of debt in China has expanded at an extraordinary rate and an unprecedented scale. This has been most pronounced in the corporate sector, where debt outstanding as a proportion of GDP has increased from around 85% in 2008 to over 150% today.
Volatility index creator seeks to invent new tool to measure 'ambiguity' - Menachem Brenner discusses why VIX is low in time of uncertainty - KENJI KAWASE, Nikkei deputy editor (original article Nikkei Asian Review (May 15, 2017) Excerpt: "... New York University professor Menachem Brenner, who pioneered the concept of the volatility index, said the role of the VIX is misunderstood even as he seeks to create a new tool to measure the different but relevant concept of "ambigui
Founded in 2007, the MS in Global Finance program celebrated its 10th Anniversary on May 6, 2017 in Hong Kong. MSGF 10th Anniversary Conference - The Future of Finance Professor Kar Yan Tam, Dean, HKUST Business School, and Professor Eitan Zemel, Vice Dean of Global and Executive Programs, NYU Stern Business School, commemorated the 10th Anniversary Celebration and gave welcome remarks. The Anniversary Conference carried the theme on "The Future of Finance" where various spea