Accounting & Finance news

European Banks’ Sovereign Debt Home Bias: Voluntary or Involuntary? 05/08/15

European Banks’ Sovereign Debt Home Bias: Voluntary or Involuntary?

Vox, the policy portal for the CEPR, has published an article by Vasso Ioannidou, together with colleagues Bálint Horváth and Harry Huizinga, which discusses sovereign debt home bias among large European banks.

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Corporate governance and the pricing of shares 08/07/15

Corporate governance and the pricing of shares

Accounting and Finance's Wendy Beekes and Qiyu Zhang and others explain how better corporate governance does not lead to more efficient share pricing in Finance Monthly.

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Lancaster 11th in the UK in FT Master in Finance rankings 22/06/15

Lancaster 11th in the UK in FT Master in Finance rankings

Lancaster University has been rated 11th in the UK  and 40th in the world in the 2015 Financial Times Master in Finance rankings.

Top employers offer advice at accounting careers conference 19/06/15

Top employers offer advice at accounting careers conference

PwC, CPA Australia, KPMG, EY, ACCA, Deloitte, Matalan and Mazars were some of the employers who came to share their expertise and advice with LUMS students yesterday.

Why the UK government is willing to take a loss on RBS 12/06/15

Why the UK government is willing to take a loss on RBS

Mark Shackleton and Kim Kaivanto argue that the Government's decision to sell its stake in RBS will level the playing field with other banks.

Transparency and good corporate governance 06/06/15

Transparency and good corporate governance

According to a team including accounting and finance lecturers Dr Wendy Beekes and Dr Qiyu Zhang, good corporate governance does not necessarily mean greater transparency.

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