News tagged with financial markets

Shedding light on dark markets

Trading of shares and other financial instruments on decentralised or "dark" markets has no effect on the transparency of price information or the way in which those prices are determined, according to new research by the ...

dateOct 16, 2017 in Economics & Business
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Economics made simple with physics models

How would you go about understanding how markets can suddenly be gripped by panic? To physicists, using a model originally developed to explain magnetism might make sense. Yet, economists may find this extremely counter-intuitive. ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Economics & Business
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Heterogeneous news flow on volatility

According to a new study from the University of Vaasa, it is possible to apply different statistical methods and information content of time series observations to estimate volatility. The results have importance, for example, ...

dateDec 13, 2016 in Economics & Business
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