Research and Education Solutions
At BMC Markets, we provide thought leadership and break-through technology solutions for capital and health markets. We are an Australian and Zimbabwean leading research and development organisation assuring market quality.
We conduct and undertake "own as well as client sponsored" leading practical research into Financial Markets and Risk Management.
We have partnered with the renowned Capital Markets CRC and global vendors to provide market quality assessments for Stock Market Exchanges, Regulators and Brokers (Market Participants) across all asset classes, and provide Analytics Services bringing to the market and Africa, unrivalled expertise and insights in market microstructure, and regulatory policy (market design) changes impact on market efficiency, integrity and systemic risk.
BMC Markets examines issues in security market microstructure (design). We ascertain how changes in market design impact the fairness and efficiency of markets.
We are motivated by the mandate of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to “Ensure that markets are fair [and] efficient”. We work with leading universities, regulators, exchanges and market participants to evaluate the impact of market design changes.
BMC's consulting arm provides leading independent expert witnesses to support legal issues and disputes in market surveillance, continuous disclosure breaches and insider trading.
Education Fellowships & Scholarships
BMC Markets in partnerships with leading universities provides a world class research scholarship program for high-achieving PhD and Post-Doctoral candidates to conduct research with an industry and university partner in Finance, Risk Management or ICT.
Michael Aitken acknowledged as a big-data pioneer and 'rock star' of the new economy. Congratulations to CMCRC CEO Prof. Michael Aitken on being selected as part of the Knowledge Nation 100 list released today.
Dr. Richard Mukurumbira to present on Research Investigating Political Pluralism and its Impact on Market Efficiency and Market Integrity at the UCT SAFA 2016 Conference (12-18 January 2015).
CMCRC tech results in $16m fine for British high-frequency traders. An invention from an Australian technology business has been used to crack a case about dodgy high-frequency traders in Britain, resulting in a landmark decision by the British High Court and a $16.3 million fine. Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre's SMARTS system, which analyses transaction log data from stock exchanges globally and can reconstruct trading second by second, was used to expose market manipulation on the London Stock Exchange that occurred in 2010 and 2011.
BMC Markets awards 2 University Of Zimbabwe (UZ) Commerce Students "Travel Fellowship" and Masters/PhD at UCT, Cape Town, South Africa: 13-16 January 2016.