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August 2015
Activities of School of Business and School of Business Alumni Association
Experts in Banking Industry shares their insights: Insider Talk Show on Banking and Finance Industry

School of Business, alumni of MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance, MBA and MSc in Business Management jointly organised a talk show about Hong Kong banking industry on 7 May 2015 whereby Mr. Martin Wong, Director of Citigroup Global Market Asia Limited and alumnus Alan Chan, Sales President of Quam Securities Company Limited shared their insights and latest trend of the banking industry.

Both speakers revealed that the launch of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, suspension of the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme and rising demand for insurance products were the major recent developments of the market. They gave career advice to students and young alumni. Mr. Martin Wong emphasised that social network is an important asset that can be built over time, while alumnus Alan Chan stated his key to success is to work seriously and set a clear target.
Mr. Martin Wong and alumnus Alan Chan (right) share their insights in banking industry
Mr. Martin Wong (2nd from left) and alumnus Alan Chan (3rd from left) pose for a photo with Head of Department of Finance and Decision Science Prof. Gordon Tang (left) and guests
Simulated Investment Competition 2015 – Result Announcement

The Simulated Investment Competition 2014/15 organised by HKBU School of Business Alumni Association (SBAA) has completed successfully. More than 100 students participated in this competition in which they were given an Interactive Brokers paper trading account with real time data and USD 1 million paper cash for their investment plans. Participating students were given 4 weeks to trade products ranging from stock, options, futures, forex, etc.

Based on the trading results and reports submitted by the participating students, SBAA announced that the champion went to Mr. Cobi Xu Zhouming (BSc (Hons) in Applied and Computational Mathematics) and the first runner-up to Mr. Anderson Sun Ke (MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance).

The award presentation ceremony was held on 2 July 2015 at the Interactive Brokers office in Admiralty. SBAA President alumnus Franklin Fong and Interactive Brokers Asia Pacific Managing Director Mr. David Friedland presented the award certificates to Cobi and Anderson. SBAA will arrange job opportunities from potential financial/investment companies for the two awardees as an award.

SBAA President alumnus Franklin Fong presents the award to the champion Mr. Cobi Xu (left)
SBAA President alumnus Franklin Fong presents the award to the 2nd runner-up Mr. Anderson Sun (left)
Interactive Brokers Asia Pacific Managing Director Mr. David Friedland (3rd from left) poses for a group photo with two awardees and the Executive Committee
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