CAMRI Inter-Semester Applied Financial Seminar Series 2010

4:30pm - 6:00pm

CAMRI Investment Management & Trading Lab, Level 3
NUS Business School, Mochtar Riady Building (map)
15 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119245

CAMRI had conducted an Inter-Semester Applied Financial Seminar Series at the CAMRI Investment Management & Trading Lab from May to July 2010. Expert members of the financial industry spoke to our NUS Business School Honours & MBA finance students, as well as applied financial researchers, on various current topics related to capital markets and/or asset management. Most workshops included hands-on instruction using the various financial software available in the CAMRI lab.


No. Week/Day Speaker Topic
 1 Tuesday, May 18th     Robert Lewis CFA, Managing Director, Novatera Capital "Small Cap Investing Fundamentals: The Asian Experience"
 2 Tuesday, May 25th Dr. Ravi Bansal, J.B. Fuqua Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University "Climate Change and Your Financial Investments"
 3 Thursday, May 27th Dr Sanjeev Mohta, Fund Manager, Alchemy Investment Management “What Is The Market Telling Us … And How To Invest Based On That”
E-flyer / Presentation Slides
 4 Monday, May 31st

Chew Loy Cheow, former Head, Commodities & Gold / FXD, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC)            

"The Hidden Cost of FX Trading (Or Why Most People Lose Money in FX)"
E-flyer / Presentation Slides
 5 Thursday, June 10th David Dredge, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Artradis Fund Management

"Alternative Investors – Non-Correlated Risk Management Strategies"
E-flyer / Presentation Slides     

 6 Friday, June 25th Dr. Kevin Chang, Head, Equity Derivatives Strategy, Royal Bank of Scotland (Hong Kong) "Recent Trends and Opportunities in Equity Derivatives Markets"
 7 Wednesday, June 30th Robert Mann, former Managing Director, Aberdeen Asset Management

“Fixed Income Portfolio Management”

 8 Monday, July 12th Dr. Jay Patel, Research Fellow, Harvard University and CIO, OurGlobalFunds (Boston)

"Alpha-Beta-Churn of Equity Picks by Institutional Investors and the Robust Superiority of Hedge Funds"
E-flyer / Presentation Slides / Working Paper 

 9 Monday, July 26th

Steven Carroll, Regional Business Manager, Investment Management and Research, Thomson Reuters

"Alpha Insights Using StarMine"
E-flyer / StarMine flyer

 10 Friday, July 30th Ho Han Ming, Partner, Head of Funds Practice, Clifford Chance Singapore

"How to Start Your Hedge Fund – The Lawyers' Perspective"
E-flyer / Presentation Slides



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