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Capital Markets Research Group (CMRG)

Welcome to the homepage of the Capital Markets Research Group (CMRG)

The Capital Markets Research Group brings together academics in the field of accounting and finance specifically engaged with research into capital markets. The group strives to undertake cutting-edge research into the world of financial markets, identifying trends and developing insights on the interaction between investors, regulators and companies, set against prevailing economic conditions.

Capital markets research incorporates areas including firm performance, valuation of securities, the relationship between accounting measures and capital market values, and performance around events such as initial public offerings and seasoned offerings.

Banking regulation is another strand of CMRG research, covering such areas as Basel regulation, risk capital and adequacy, systemic risk models for banking supervision, and the effect International Accounting Standards on banking supervision.

Our research

Ongoing research and research in development includes focus on:

  • The relationship between accounting measures and capital market values.
  • Impact of UK regulatory reforms on executive compensation and firm risk.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in the European Banking Sector.
  • Banking in BASELIII- the effect of new liquidity requirements on Regulatory Capital.
  • Risk and performance in the banking sector.
  • Capital market performance around events such as initial public offerings and seasoned offerings.
  • Information disclosure by companies.

Membership

Director

Dr Salma Ibrahim (Associate Professor, Departmental Research Director)

Core members

Dr George Alexandrou (Associate Professor)
Dr Yiannis Anagnostopoulos (Senior Lecturer)
Dr George Giannopoulos (Senior Lecturer)
Dr Ehsan Khansalar (Lecturer)
Dr Farooq Mahmood (Lecturer)
Dr Emmanouil (Manolis) Noikokyris (Associate Professor)
Dr Mohamed Nurullah (Associate Professor)
Dr John Pereira (Lecturer)
Dr Jinsha Zhao (Senior Lecturer)