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Finance in the Media

Gas industry's depreciation formula a 'licence to print money'

15 Sep 2014

Professor David Johnstone is quoted in an article about the supply and demand for gas.

Staff Member: David Johnstone
Publication: The Age and Canberra Times

Cluster analysis gives academic inside look at trading

05 Feb 2014

If you believe the market is a rational and sober organism, you will view sudden swings in share prices of its smaller component stocks as phenomena that can be explained.

Staff Member: David Johnstone, Quan Gan PhD Student: Wang Chun Wei
Publication: The Australian Financial Review

Chasing 'informed trades' can be a formula for success

03 Feb 2014

The Australian reports in its business news section about a new system that could help regulators as well as investors and quotes PhD student Wang Chun Wei and Professor David Johnstone from the Business School.

Staff Member: David Johnstone, Quan Gan PhD Student: Wang Chun Wei
Publication: The Australian

To Find Insider Trading, Follow The Kids' Money

09 Apr 2013

National Public Radio (USA) has reported on research by Joakim Westerholm from the Business School, Henk Berkman at University of Auckland and Paul Koch at the University of Kansas, which suggests that the abnormally high performance of trading accounts of children aged 0 to 10 years might be a sign of insider trading.

Staff Member: Joakim Westerholm
Publication: National Public Radio (USA)

Study suggests kids make great investors (or their parents are cheating)

09 Apr 2013

Either children are much better stock pickers than adults, or their parents are using their accounts to hide insider trading, an extensive review of trading data by a team of international researchers, including the Business School's Joakim Westerholm, reports CBC News, Canada.

Staff Member: Joakim Westerholm
Publication: CBC News Canada

Crackdown on banks' dark pools

20 Nov 2012

The Australian Financial Review has interviewed Professor Alex Frino, Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School, regarding Australia's major investment banks potentially being forced to hold stock exchange licenses under a tough new regime proposed by the government to crack down on secretive trading venues known as dark pools.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Australian Financial Review

High Speed Trading Moratorium

20 Sep 2012

Professor Alex Frino has been interviewed by ABC News 24 about calls for a moratorium on high speed trading.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: ABC News 24

Fast, Furious, Possibly Dangerous

15 Aug 2012

Professor Alex Frino discusses the possible unintended consequences of possible regulatory changes to high frequency trading computers in Australia.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Australian Financial Review

ASIC trading circuit breaker scheme criticised

08 Aug 2012

A proposal by the market regulator to automatically stop disorderly trades from causing chaos in the Australian sharemarket has been labelled problematic by Professor Alex Frino of the University of Sydney Business School

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Australian Financial Review

Dangers and benefits of too much dark liquidity

02 Aug 2012

Research conducted by Professor Alex Frino, Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School, has found that if 20 percent of trading moves to dark venues, transaction costs on exchanges will climb nearly one basis point.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Fierce Finance IT

Drowning in a dark pool of fees

18 Jul 2012

Professor Alex Frino writes about the effect of "dark pools" - invisible and non-transparent share trading taking place away from the ASX.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Australian

Provident collapse puts spotlight on disclosure

05 Jul 2012

ABC News 24's The Business program has interviewed Professor Alex Frino, University of Sydney Business School, regarding concerns about disclosure after the collapse of Sydney-based mortgage lender and fund manager, Provident Capital.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: ABC News 24

Dark pool growth 'may harm market'

02 Jul 2012

Sydney Morning Herald and The Age have interviewed Professor Alex Frino, University of Sydney Business School, on his research indicating that Australia's share market would be too small to handle the volume of 'dark trading' that occurs in larger markets such as the US, and that if it continued to grow it could severely damage market quality.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

The Swiss-system Shakedown

01 Jul 2012

Tro Kortian, Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School, has been interviewed by CEO Magazine regarding Switzerland's bank secrecy laws.

Staff Member: Tro Kortian
Publication: CEO Magazine

Report: High-Frequency Trading Good for Some Markets

07 Jun 2012

Professor Alex Frino, Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School has been interviewed in Chicago by Fox Business regarding his research which has found that high-frequency trading has benefits for futures markets.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Fox Business

Greeks warming up for a bank run

17 May 2012

ABC Radio National's PM program has interviewed Professor of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School, Alex Frino, regarding the signs of an impending run on the banks in Greece, with the European Central Bank deciding to withdraw funding to some underfunded Greek banks.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: ABC Radio National PM

Eurozone Crisis - Forget Greece, Look at Italy

21 Feb 2012

CNBC Asia has interviewed Professor of Finance and CEO of the Capital Markets Co-operative Research Centre, Alex Frino, about the Europezone Crisis.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: CNBC Asia

Chi-X Looks To Crack Australia

29 Nov 2011

Dow Jones newswire has interviewed Professor Alex Frino, Discipline of Finance at the University of Sydney Business School, about new securities market operator Chi-X.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Dow Jones Financial News

Student stock pickers rated a 'buy'

11 Oct 2011

After crunching the numbers and interrogating management, Australia's brightest finance students have placed a 'buy' rating on Seek and 'sell' on Fairfax.

Staff Member: Finance Students
Publication: Australian Financial Review

Trading robots are not evil, says professor

21 Jul 2011

AFR.com has interviewed Professor of Finance and CEO of the Capital Markets Co-operative Research Centre, Alex Frino, about high-frequency automated trading technologies.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Australian Financial Review

Centre brings hope for financial hub dreams

11 Jul 2011

Professor Alex Frino from the University of Sydney Business School's Discipline of Finance and Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre, has obtained a $2m grant for research into high-frequency and algorithmic trading.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Australian

High frequency trade smooths volatility

11 Jul 2011

Professor Alex Frino of the University of Sydney Business School and head of Capital Markets Research, explains to Philip Stafford his findings that high frequencing trading adds liquidity in the markets at critical moments.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Financial Times

HFT - Dispelling the myths

11 Jul 2011

According to Professor of Finance Alex Frino, the University of Sydney Business School and CEO of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC), evidence from markets globally proves that high-frequency trading (HFT) adds value to securities markets.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Trade News

Guess what, high-frequency trading is good for you

05 Jul 2011

Finance Professor Alex Frino, the University of Sydney Business School and CEO, Capital Markets CRC, interviewed by Dow Jones Newswires' Eva Szalay, about the results of academic research which shows that high-frequency trading firms add liquidity to markets and smooth out volatility.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Wall Street Journal

ASX decision is a hard one to swallow

14 Apr 2011

In a 873-word statement last week, the Treasurer listed his reasons for rejecting the proposed merger between the Australian Stock Exchange and the Singapore exchange.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Australian Financial Review

Outrage as Swan kills of ASX merger

09 Apr 2011

The Weekend Australian has interviewed Professor Alex Frino from the University of Sydney Business School, regarding the merger between the ASX and Singapore.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: The Australian

SGX: What happens if it's no deal?

07 Apr 2011

While the reasons for turning down the SGX takeover have not been articulated - and may never be articulated - it is perhaps worthwhile re-examining why the deal is in the national interest.

Staff Member: Alex Frino
Publication: Australian Financial Review