Financial markets

Members of the financial markets group produce research of the highest international standard.

News and forthcoming events

Four members of the Financial Markets Research Group (Prof. Evarist Stoja, Prof. Nick Taylor, Dr. Manuela Pedio and Dr. Xinyu Cui) presented their work at '4th Frontiers of Factor Investing 2024 in Lancaster on 24-26 April'. The conference has brought together over 100 participants from all over the world and from both academia and the industry.


4th Annual Bristol Financial Markets Conference on “Data and Financial Markets"
1 July 2024, 12.00 PM - 2 July 2024, 2.30 PM
University of Bristol, Arts Complex, Lecture Theatre 2 (LT2), 7 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1TB

The Financial Markets Group

Group members' research covers a broad range of topics including asset allocation, applied financial econometrics, asset market performance, behavioural explanations of market anomalies, prediction of credit rating changes, prediction markets, market microstructure, trading system design, and volatility forecasting.

Group members have published their work in leading finance journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking  and many other highly-regarded academic journals. 

Since October 2020, the group has held the Bristol Financial Markets Conference, an annual conference that features papers in several areas of financial markets’ research and host international speakers and discussants.

Contact us

Organisations or individuals interested in working with the Financial Markets research group, please contact:

Headshot of Dr Manuela Pedio, Senior Lecturer in Finance

Dr Manuela Pedio

PhD, MSc, BSc
Senior Lecturer in Finance, University of Bristol Business School
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