News: December 2016

A Degree and an Award for Toghrul

Bangor University student will be celebrating this week by graduating with a first class Master’s degree and also winning an award for his hard work. Toghrul Sharifzade, 22, from Baku, Azerbaijan is graduating this week with an MSc in International Finance from Bangor Business School as well as receiving the award for Best Performance in Banking and Finance.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Award-winning student on her way to a PhD

Hard work and determination has paid off for a Bangor University student who graduates this week, scooping an award in the process. Ho Phuong Lan Dang, 23, from Tra Bong Khoi Nghia, Quang Ngai Town, Vietnam graduated with an MA in Finance with distinction from Bangor Business School

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Entrepreneurial international student graduates

A Bangor University international student graduated this week after jam packed year of study and entrepreneurial activities. Suita Manuela Díaz Nolasco, from El Progreso, Honduras was awarded an MA Business and Marketing postgraduate degree.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Honored award a gift for parents

A Bangor University student awarded best performance by a final year Postgraduate in Business, Management or Marketing graduated this week with an MA in Business and Marketing.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Prizewinning Vietnamese student graduates

A Bangor University international student graduates with pride following a year of hard work. Bao Hoang Vo, 23, from Danang, Vietnam was awarded an MSc Finance postgraduate degree along with the award for Best Performance in Accounting and Finance at the University’s Business School.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Successful North Wales Jewellery Business Owner Graduates

Leaving the security of the teaching profession was a risk that paid off for a local entrepreneur who this week, adds being awarded a masters degree with distinction to her list of successes.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Why EU rules risk making Italy's banking crisis a whole lot worse

This article by Philip Molyneux, Professor of Banking and Finance, Bangor University Business School was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

In the wake of the Italian constitutional referendum, the country’s banking crisis is going from bad to worse. The European Central Bank (ECB)‘s decision to refuse an extension to Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena to raise €5 billion (£4.2 billion) has left the country’s third-largest bank facing a government bailout that looks likely to inflict severe pain on many ordinary Italian savers.

As if that were not enough, Italy’s biggest bank, UniCredit, announced a restructuring plan that requires a capital raising of €13 billion in the first three months of next year. Given the torrid time Monte dei Paschi has had trying to find sufficient private backing, will UniCredit need help from the Italian taxpayer, too?

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Head of School attends international forum in China

Professor Jonathan Williams, Head of Bangor Business School, recently visited China to deliver a keynote speech at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai (BNUZ)’s International Business School Dean’s Forum.

Publication date: 6 December 2016