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Oliver Randall - Emory University, Goizueta Business School. Atlanta, GA, US

Oliver Randall Oliver Randall

Assistant Professor of Finance | Emory University, Goizueta Business School




Oliver Randall joined the Goizueta Business School in August 2013. He holds a PhD and MPhil in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, an MS in Statistics from the University of Chicago, and a BSc Hons in Mathematics from the University of Bristol. His research focuses on Asset Pricing and Market Microstructure. Oliver previously worked for Deutsche Bank, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and Financial Risk Management.

Areas of Expertise (5)

Asset Pricing Market Microstructure Financial Market Development Financial Risk Management Banking

Education (4)

New York University: PhD, Finance 2013

New York University: Master's Degree, Finance 2012

University of Chicago: Master's Degree, Statistics 2007

University of Bristol: Bachelor's Degree, Mathematics 2003

Media Appearances (5)

Big Banks Agree $1.87 Billion Deal to Settle Swaps Collusion Lawsuit



The likely settlement is “an indication that this kind of behavior by Wall Street could be more far-reaching than we thought,” said Oliver Randall, assistant professor of finance at Emory University...

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The Man Behind the $7.7 Trillion Bond Revolution



“The big benefit to society will be the extra tens of billions companies can raise for investment,” says Oliver Randall, a finance professor at Emory University. “Because of electronic trading, they can issue bonds at higher prices and still pay the same interest rates.”...

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BlueBay’s Willis to Help ‘Revolutionise’ the Bond Market

Financial Times  


Where dealers once held as much as 4 per cent of outstanding corporate issuance on their balance sheets, they now hold just 0.5 per cent, according to research by Oliver Randall, assistant professor of finance at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia...

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Banks' Retreat From the Bond Market Means More Risk For Investors



That has caused banks to lose interest in holding the bonds. Instead, they dump them into the “interdealer” market – essentially, selling them to other banks and investors – rather than holding them as inventory. Oliver Randall of Emory University, explored the reasons for this in a blog in November, “Dealers' Inventory Holding Costs and Liquidity,” and traces it back to factors including a higher cost of holding inventory and a smaller average bond trade size, which have weighed on profitability...

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Bond Dealer Retreat Seen in Trades Shrinking 39%: Credit Markets



“What’s driving a lot of the big trends in this area is the changing cost of dealers holding inventory; the cost has gone up a lot,” Oliver Randall, assistant professor of finance at Emory University, said in a telephone interview. “Dealers are not willing to do the size of trades they were before.”...

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