Join us to get a glimpse into the class experience for our Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF), a one-year, module-format master degree program jointly offered by HKUST Business School and NYU Stern School of Business.
The class will be presented by Menachem Brenner, Professor of Finance (Emeritus) at the Leonard N. School of Business at New York University. Dr. Brenner holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in finance and economics from Cornell University and a B.A. degree in economics from the Hebrew University.
In the past 50 years approximately every 10 years the financial markets and the economy have undergone a major crisis. The last two, the 2008 Financial crisis and the 2020 pandemic crisis, have reached an unprecedented level of risk and uncertainty. The derivatives markets enable us to quantify these uncertainties and provide tools to manage these risks. In his talk he will describe and discuss various uncertainty indicators and how one can mitigate this uncertainty using risk derivatives.