Fintech and Big Data Financial Analytics

Recent technology innovations have reshaped the finance industry, leading to the emergence of Fintech and Techfin. Fintech has changed how financial information is disseminated, processed and analyzed. Individual investors and financial institutes who are able to leverage the new IT to analyze the big financial data will have a leading edge. This class discusses these new opportunities and challenges. It seeks to equip students with these highly coveted knowledge and skills. Main topics to be covered will include: artificial intelligence for financial analytics, algorithm trading with big data, cryptocurrency and blockchain and Robo-advisor. The class will discuss technologies in the context of financial applications.

Faculty: Prof. Rong ZHENG

Course Date & Time

TBC (8 class sessions, 3.5 hours per session)