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The Numbers game

The numbers game: the role of 'quants' in navigating financial markets

Financial markets are a numbers fest – market indices, option prices, hedging strategies, futures markets. More and more, mathematicians are employed to help navigate a safe path through the complexity. They are the quants, or quantitative analysts.

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Monash signs international research agreement to investigate impact of ‘sustainable finance’ on markets

Sustainable Finance

Monash University has signed a major research agreement with international environmental, social and governance (ESG) group Vigeo Eiris in an effort to better understand the intricacies of ESG factors on financial markets.

Mathematics

Optimal Prize - Fields Medal flags new opportunities

Monash University Mathematics Professor Gregoire Loeper was as happy as other mathematicians when he heard that Professor Alessio Figalli was one of the four winners of the prestigious 2018 Fields Medal.

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Monash Mathematician to join renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox on the ABC’s Stargazing Live Series

Stargazing enthusiasts will be taken on a stunning journey through space with Stargazing Live a show airing on the ABC featuring renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox and a panel of six scientists - including Monash’s very own Dr Alina Donea, a senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics.

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Stock market

Monash establishes world-first research centre zeroing in on financial markets

Monash University has established a new Centre for Quantitative Finance and Investment Strategies, after signing an historic collaboration agreement with French banking group BNP Paribas S.A.

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