A/Prof. Harminder Singh

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Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Biography

Harminder works in the Finance discipline at Deakin University as an Associate Professor. Prior to Deakin, he taught at SGGSC Commerce, University of Delhi. Harminder is currently Director of Master of International Finance (MIF) programme in the school of Accounting Economics and Finance at Deakin University. Harminder has served as coordinator Honours programme, seminar coordinator and discipline coordinator during his tenure at Deakin. His teaching experience includes Equity and Investment Analysis (B.Com), Advanced Investments (Honours), International Finance (MIF), Treasury and Risk Management (MIF). He has been actively involved in supervision of PhD students.

He has published in Financial Review, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, Journal of Asset Management, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Review of Futures Market, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Journal of Asian Economics and International Journal of Business and Economics, amongst others. He has received competitive grants from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, Australian Centre for Financial Studies, and University Grants Commission. Harminder has research interest in Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance, Asian Financial Markets and Corporate Finance.

On corporate front Harminder has devised and delivered Executive Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes to the participants of Baosteel (China), UCO Bank (India), BIDV Bank (Vietnam), HMV (India). His research has appeared in Times of India, Financial Review (Leading Australian Business Newspaper), The Tribune etc.

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Research interests

Asset pricing, Behavioural finance, Asian financial markets, Corporate finance

Affiliations

- Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
- FINSIA, Melbourne Centre for Financial Studies, Australia
- Midwest Finance Association, USA
- Eastern Finance Association, USA

Teaching interests

Teaching interest in Investments, Advanced Investments, Financial Markets and International Finance.

Publications

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2016

Latency reduction and market quality: the case of the Australian Stock Exchange

H Murray, T Pham, H Singh

(2016), Vol. 46, pp. 257-265, International review of financial analysis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Invisible walls: Do psychological barriers really exist in stock index levels?

S Woodhouse, H Singh, S Bhattacharya, K Kumar

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 267-278, North American journal of economics and finance, Amsterdamn, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Dividends, leverage, and family ownership in the emerging Indonesian market

E Mulyani, H Singh, S Mishra

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 16-29, Journal of international financial markets, institutions and money, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Stock market liquidity and firm value : an empirical examination of the Australian market

T Nguyen, H Duong Nhan, H Singh

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 639-646, International review of finance, London, Eng., C1

journal

Information content of directors' trading around acquisitions

S Shams, H Nhan, H Singh

(2016), Vol. 38, pp. 177-193, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Investor attention, analyst recommendation revisions, and stock prices

V Welagedara, S Deb, H Singh

(2016), pp. 1-13, Pacific basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2015

Short-term impacts of the cricket match performances on national share markets - a case study of India and Australia

A Verstoep, H Singh, P Nguyen, S Bhattacharya

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 263-274, Sport in society, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Information asymmetry, trade size, and the dynamic volume-return relation: evidence from the Australian securities exchange

Y Sun, H Duong, H Singh

(2014), Vol. 49, pp. 539-564, Financial review, Hoboken, N. J., C1

journal

Trading volume, realized volatility and jumps in the Australian stock market

H Shahzad, H Duong, P Kalev, H Singh

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 414-430, Journal of international financial markets, institutions & money, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The determinants of stock prices : new evidence from the Indian banking sector

P Narayan, S Narayan, H Singh

(2014), Vol. 50, pp. 5-15, Emerging markets finance & trade, Armonk, N. Y., C1

journal
2012

The diversification discount and takeovers : some Australian evidence

M Nankervis, H Singh

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 36-57, International journal of managerial finance, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Do macro-economic variables explain stock-market returns? Evidence using a semi-parametric approach

S Mishra, H Singh

(2012), Vol. 13, pp. 115-127, Journal of asset management, London, England, C1

journal

What does volume reveal : a study of the Indian single stock futures market

R Martins, H Singh, S Bhattacharya

(2012), Vol. 11, pp. 409-419, Indian journal of economics and business, New Delhi, India, C1

journal

Does momentum still exist in the Australian stock-market?

I Nandha, H Singh, R Silvers

(2012), Vol. 11, pp. 89-92, International journal of business and economics, Taichung, Taiwan, C1

journal
2011

An analysis of trading in target stocks before successful takeover announcements

M Clements, H Singh

(2011), Vol. 21, pp. 1-17, Journal of multinational financial managment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Herding behaviour in the Chinese and Indian stock markets

P Lao, H Singh

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 495-506, Journal of Asian economics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Optimal hedge ration with moving least squares - an empirical study using Indian single stock futures data

S Bhattacharya, H Singh, R Alas

(2011), pp. 98-111, International research journal of finance and economics, Leicestershire, U. K., C1

journal
2010

Efficiency and unbiasedness in the Indian stock index futures market

P Bhattacharya, H Singh

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 239-263, Review of futures markets, Washington, DC, C1

journal

What factors drive takeovers in Australia?

J Porter, H Singh

(2010), Vol. 9, pp. 87-103, International journal of business and economics, Taichung, Taiwan, C1

journal
2009

A comparative study of banking in China and India, non-performing loans and the level playing field

D Shanker, M Wadud, H Singh

(2009), Vol. 57, pp. 1-21, Indian economic journal, Bombay, India, C1

journal

Do macroeconomic variables explain stock market returns: Some evidence using a semi-parametric approach

S Mishra, H SIngh

(2009), "Value Creation and Management : Vision for 2010" : The 17th Annual Conference on PBFEAM and The 3rd International Conference on Business in Asia (iCBA), Bangkok, Thailand, E1

conference
2008

The information content of directors' trades: empirical analysis of the Australian market

L Hotson, H Singh, N Kaur

(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 122-133, Investment management and financial innovations, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal
2007

Time varying hedge ratios : an application to the Indian stock futures market

P Bhattacharya, H Singh, G Gannon

(2007), Vol. 16, pp. 75-104, Review of futures markets, Kent, Ohio, C1

journal
2006

Time-varying hedge ratios: an application to the Indian stock futures market

P Bhattacharya, H Singh, G Gannon

(2006), Econometric Society Australasian Meetings Papers, Alice Springs, NT, E1

conference

Merger announcements and insider trading activity in India: an empirical investigation

M Agarwal, H Singh

(2006), Vol. 3, pp. 140-154, Investment management & financial innovations, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal
2005

On the extent of speculative activity in the Indian stock market during badla and post-badla period

H Singh, V Marisetty

(2005), Vol. 11, pp. 5-15, ICFAI journal of applied finance, India, C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

The Information Content of Bank Loan Announcements on Borrower Stock Returns and Liquidity

A/Prof Harminder Singh

  • 2012: $5,800

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2016

Venura Welagedara

Thesis entitled: The Post-Revision Drift, Analyst Characteristics and Investor Attention

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Finance

2014

Evy Mulyani

Thesis entitled: Dividend and Family Ownership: Evidence from Indonesia

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

2012

Hassan Shahzad

Thesis entitled: Volume and Volatility Relationship in the Australian Stock Exchange

Master of Commerce, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Associate Supervisor
2014

Paul Zarebski

Thesis entitled: AGENCY ISSUES SURROUNDING A-REITS AND THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance