An adjunct professor from the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) has collaborated with other academics on a novel and easily-implementable way for banks and financial institutions to step up their role in driving sustainable finance and combating climate change.Read more "Researchers develop innovative finance approach to help banks fight global warming"
A student from the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) has won an elite FNB DataQuest competition – where data science was applied in a banking industry environment.Read more "AIFMRM student wins prestigious competition"
A student team from the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) again won the FNB Securities Challenge in 2020. The MCom students competed head-to-head with Wits and Stellenbosch teams in a trading simulation using a live FNB Securities trading simulator.Read more "MCom team wins trading simulation – again"
AIFMRM acted swiftly in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns of sectors of the economy at the end of March 2020. Across the board, feedback from students showed that they were surprised and impressed by how they were able to continue studying in 2020.Read more "The shift to online learning"
Dr Alex Backwell has been with AIFMRM since its inception in 2014 – first as a student and now as a senior lecturer and researcher. His career has grown as the institute has developed into a world-class centre for research and scholarship – giving him plenty of scope for international collaboration and cutting-edge research.Read more "Q&A with Dr Alex Backwell, AIFMRM Senior Lecturer"