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Congratulations to Dr. Walid Ben Omrane, whose co-authored paper has won the Best Paper Award in the Investments, Financial Markets, and Valuation category at the 2014 Global Finance Conference. The award for his paper, “Foreign News and the Co-movement in European Equity Markets: An Intraday Analysis”, was presented at the March conference in Dubai.
Dr. Ben Omrane is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Goodman School of Business. He received his Ph.D. and Master of Financial Economics from University of Louvain (Belgium). Prior to joining Brock University, Dr. Ben Omrane taught at three universities in Canada and Europe: University of Quebec in Montreal (Canada), University of Louvain and University of Liege (Belgium). He has taught various finance courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels including corporate finance, financial theory, portfolio management, and advanced derivatives. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Ben Omrane was a foreign exchange trader at Amen Bank Tunisia.