AI and quantitative investment (Online) - HKU SPACE
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AI and quantitative investment (Online)

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Open SPACE 2022
FinTech and Financial Intelligence

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11Jun 2022 (Sat)15:45 - 16:45
  • Dr Simon Yiu (IT Department Head of a financial institution)

Dr Simon Yiu

Dr Simon Yiu is the IT Department Head of a financial institution in Hong Kong, and has handled many FinTech initiatives and projects, such as Algo trading, finance big data analytics, Robo-advisors and so on. Before that, he also worked for AI, and Machine learning startup as co-founder and CTO located at a Hong Kong Science Park and participated at the University organized Entrepreneurship Center in 2010, focusing on AI, Machine Learning, Big Data analytics and Natural language processing. Furthermore, he has hands-on programming experiences in FinTech areas for over 10 years.

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Relevant Programmes
Postgraduate Diploma in FinTech and Legal Regulations Executive Certificate in AI and Deep Learning in Quantitative Finance

With the continuous advancement of artificial intelligence and FinTech, investment analysts can apply computer coding to perform algorithmic trading. By analyzing financial data such as asset prices, trading volumes and so on, analysts can perform quantitative investments. Moreover, analysts can apply deep learning algorithms, analyze financial data and use historical data for back-testing to improve investment strategies and optimize investment models. In addition, trading algorithms can help investors avoid behavioural biases, investment errors, and facilitate high-frequency trading. The speaker wishes to share his professional knowledge and practical experience in algorithmic trading.



Medium of language: Cantonese

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