UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB) organized the Energy-Stock Market Integration Seminar at the CAS Seminar Hall, featuring CIMB-UUM Chair Professor, Dr. Jonathan Batten as its distinguished speaker.
The seminar was aimed at discussing and responding to questions raised by former US Federal Reserve Chairman, Mr. Ben Bernanke on the relationship between share and energy prices which has been gaining the attention of many economists from around the world.
This seminar also addressed some of the key issues such as whether shares and energy assets were integrated, could the share-price relationship be used to hedge or risk one's asset against another based on his research.
This seminar was attended by about 250 students, UUM members of staff and managers of the CIMB northern zone branches. Also present was the Dean of SEFB, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Aznor Hj Ahmad..