Regulators face substantial challenges when evaluating the risks associated with cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrencies hold significant promise for economic growth in Africa, there is a strong case for cryptocurrency regulation.Read more "Cryptocurrency regulation: current issues, future challenges"
Maryjane Mokgethi, a student on AIFMRM’s MCom in Risk Management of Financial Markets programme, headed to New York to attend the UN Global Leaders Summit. Her winning solution, in a UN Global Compact competition, focuses on the problem of food waste and was presented at the Summit this September.Read more "UCT rising star presents solution to food waste at UN Global Leaders Summit"
To harness the power of blockchain technology for the continent, we need a new generation of highly skilled professionals to drive its application. South Africa will soon see a first-of-its-kind intensive skills building boot camp and hackathon to achieve just that.Read more "What we need to keep blockchain booming in Africa"
Giving children a decent mathematics education is about more than teaching numbers – it is about fighting unemployment and creating opportunities. It may also help save the planet, says one expert.Read more "Five myths about maths debunked"
AIFMRM invites applications for PhD Student Fellowships. The application deadline is 15 November 2017 and appointments are for as soon as is feasible. The tenure of the fellowship is for three years. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in economics, finance, computer science, statistics, financial mathematics, or closely related fields.Read more "AIFMRM PhD Student Fellowships"