Banking and Finance
Welcome to the Division of Banking and Finance at Nanyang Business School, one of the top finance departments in the world in both research and teaching.
In research, we have more than 15 active research faculty members, who have published over 60 papers in top finance journals. We offer excellent research support and have a seminar series featuring top finance researchers from around the world. We also have a regular active brown bag seminar series featuring our own works. We have two groups of researchers – one group, led by Professor Jun-koo KANG, focuses on finance research (mostly corporate finance and empirical investments), and another group, led by Professor Ken Seng TAN, works on actuarial/insurance research.
Our faculty’s research is consistently featured in international conferences and top finance and risk journals, including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, and North American Actuarial Journal. If you are keen to visit us, please check out the links on our seminar series and visiting professors. We also organiee an annual NTU Finance Conference and we are a co-organieer of the Singapore Finance Symposium.
In terms of teaching, we offer various programmes at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral levels. We are university partners with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association. Our actuarial science programme is the only programme in Singapore with the accreditation from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Our world class faculty is committed to training students to equip them with relevant skill sets to take on important roles in leading companies. At the undergraduate level, students can choose from a diverse range of courses and can study banking and finance, international trading, applied wealth management, actuarial science, or risk analytics. At the master’s level, we offer a MSc in Financial Engineering and a MSc in Finance. At the PhD level, our students can choose to write a thesis in either finance or actuarial science/insurance. Please check out our programme websites for more information.
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We have more than 15 active research faculty members, who have published more than 60 papers in top finance journals. We offer excellent research support and have a seminar series, featuring finance professors from top business schools around the world.Find out more