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Rui Zhong

Dr, Ph.D., CFA, FRM

  • The University of Western Australia (M250), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 31 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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Personal profile


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, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal , International Review of Finance 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


Industry keywords

  • Finance and Business

Research expertise keywords

  • Credit Risk
  • ESG
  • Asset pricing
  • Sustainable finance
  • International Finance
  • Financial Markets

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Research Output

  • 31 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 11 Article

The market reaction to green bond issuance: Evidence from China

Wang, J., Chen, X., Li, X., Yu, J. & Zhong, R., 1 Apr 2020, In : Pacific Basin Finance Journal. 60, 101294.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Currency hedging and quantitative easing: Evidence from global bond markets

    Kryzanowski, L., Zhang, J. & Zhong, R., 5 Dec 2019, In : International Review of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • Political uncertainty and the choice of debt sources

    Ben-Nasr, H., Bouslimi, L., Ebrahim, M. S. & Zhong, R., 5 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 101142.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)