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Rui Zhong

Dr, Ph.D., CFA, FRM

  • 27 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Dr. Rui Zhong is a senior lecturer in finance at UWA Business School at University of Western Australia in Australia. Before joining University of Western Australia, he was an associate professor in finance at Chinese Academy of Finance and Development at Central University of Financial and Economics and a visiting professor at John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Canada. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in finance from the joint Ph.D. program (with McGill University, HEC Montreal and UQAM) at John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, Master in Financial Risk Management at Simon Fraser University and Bachelor in Economics at Nankai University. His research interests focus on ESG investing, green finance, credit derivatives, options, financial risk management, investments and corporate finance. His research work has been published on many prestigious academic journals, such as Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Future Markets, Journal of Financial Stability, European Financial Management, Financial Research Letter and Quantitative Finance, etc. He has been invited to present his research work at many academic conference, universities, financial institutions and government agencies around the world, such as Federal Deposit and Insurance Company, Bank of Canada, Monash University, Queen’s University, Windsor University, Annual Meeting of Northern Finance Association, China International Conference in Finance, Annual Meeting of Eastern Finance Association, etc. His research work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC) and Montreal Institute of Structured Products and Derivatives (IFSID).

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. in Finance, Concordia University


Master in Financial Risk Management, Simon Fraser University


Bachelor of Economics, Nankai University


External positions

Associate Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics


Assistant Professor, Central University of Finance and Economics


Scholar-in-Residence, Concordia University



  • Finance and Business
  • Credit Risk
  • Financial Markets
  • Derivatives
  • Sustainability
  • International Finance

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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 27 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 8 Article

Do patented innovations reduce stock price crash risk?

Ben-Nasr, H., Bouslimi, L. & Zhong, R., 15 Apr 2019, In : International Review of Finance. 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stock prices
Information asymmetry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Equity index futures trading and stock price crash risk: Evidence from Chinese markets

Liu, J. & Zhong, R., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Futures Markets. 38, 11, p. 1313-1333 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stock prices
Futures trading
Chinese market
9 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-Financial-Market Correlations and Quantitative Easing

Kryzanowski, L., Zhang, J. & Zhong, R., 2017, In : Finance Research Letters. 20, p. 13-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial markets
Quantitative easing
Monetary policy regimes
International financial markets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Liquidity Risk and Volatility Risk in Credit Spread Models: A Unified Approach

Perrakis, S. & Zhong, R., 2017, In : European Financial Management. 23, p. 873-901 901 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Credit spreads
Volatility risk
Liquidity risk
4 Citations (Scopus)
Credit default swaps
Credit risk
Political uncertainty
International diversification

Projects 2019 2020