Accounting & Finance news

Why CFA might become the new MBA degree 13/08/14

Why CFA might become the new MBA degree

Professor Steve Young is quoted in this article on the increasing relevance of the CFA qualification to the finance industry.

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HR Magazine: 'Better together' 15/07/14

HR Magazine: 'Better together'

Chris Ford, a PhD student in Accounting and Finance, is one of the experts interviewed in an HR Magazine feature on what open innovation means for HR.

Lancaster EY Degree graduate comes out on top at ICAS 15/07/14

Lancaster EY Degree graduate comes out on top at ICAS

EY degree graduate Jonathan Manson has been awarded the ICAS Gold Medal as the candidate with the most meritorious performance in the Institute’s Test of Professional Expertise in November 2013 and May 2014.

Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity? 02/07/14

Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity?

Research by LUMS academics reveals that when incentives for criticality are high, analysts are prepared to challenge management directly about performance and to give investors an objective view of the firm through their research notes.

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MSc Finance ranked 35th in latest Financial Times world ranking 26/06/14

MSc Finance ranked 35th in latest Financial Times world ranking

Lancaster's popular MSc Finance has been ranked 35th in the world, and in the top 10 in the UK, in the FT’s Masters in Finance Pre-Experience 2014 ranking.

Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking 04/06/14

Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking

It's time for a dispassionate assessment of the risks of shale gas extraction and whether they can be managed, argues Mark Shackleton.