The NBS Fintech LAB is our finance and technology computer space where our students can engage with industry-standard trading and fintech software using state-of-the art equipment.
Among other software, the lab features 12 Bloomberg Terminals. Bloomberg is the most widely used information platform in the financial industry. As a student, you can engage with the same tools used by traders and analysts worldwide analysing data from real banks, companies, and governments. More information is available at Bloomberg.
The lab is in the Thomas Paine Study Centre (TPSC 1.03) and is available from September 2023 during normal opening hours through a booking system. If you have any query or would like to know more about the NBS Fintech LAB activities, please email Dr Lucia Murgia at L.Murgia@uea.ac.uk.
Finance Research GroupThe Finance Group (FIN) is led by Apostolos Kourtis and aims to produce world class academic research with high application impact.
Bloomberg Market Concept (BMC) CertificateBloomberg is integrated in our curriculum, which means that you will receive training in-class and will be able to use your new skills for coursework and other class activities. You can also work towards obtaining the Bloomberg Market Concept (BMC) certificate, highly valued by employers in the industry. This certificate can be obtained by completing an e-learning course which provides a visual introduction to financial markets analysis. To learn more about it, please visit the following link or email Dr Lucia Murgia at L.Murgia@uea.ac.uk.
DatasetsAside from Bloomberg, the NBS Fintech LAB provides access to a broad range of databases, such as Thomson Reuters Eikon – Refinitiv, FitchConnect and Fame. Additional information can be found on the library page on the UEA website.