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Prof.

Mete Soner

SFI Head of Zurich


SFI Senior Chair since January 2010
ETH Zurich

Mete.Soner@sfi-research.ch
+41 44 632 27 55

Mete Soner has held an SFI Senior Chair at ETH Zurich since 2010. Prof. Soner has published extensively in his areas of expertise and is a regular speaker at leading academic conferences worldwide.

Research Interests

His primary research interest lies in mathematical finance and stochastic optimal control. In particular, models for illiquid markets, analysis of markets with transaction costs, robust techniques and applications of optimal control in corporate finance.

Recent Research

In recent research, Prof. Soner and his co-authors study the hedging strategies in an illiquid binomial market. They contribute to research by proving the existence of an optimal feedback strategy for both European and barrier options and compute this strategy by means of a dynamic programming principle. The optimal strategy is neither the discrete-delta strategy nor the strategy that minimizes the value function; the optimal feed-back strategy shows less variability than the discrete-delta strategy or the strategy consisting of minimizers of the value function due to the effect of liquidity.



Events

07.09.2016
Lunch & Learn @ SFI, Zürich
Informationsveranstaltung zu Weiterbildungsangebot

07.09.2016
SFI Abend Seminar mit Dr. Jörg Osterrieder, Zurich
Thema: Algorithmischer Handel - ein Überblick aus der Sicht der Praxis


15.09.2016
SFI Breakfast Seminar with Dr. Jörg Osterrieder, Zurich
Thema: Algorithmic Trading - The Rise of the Machines


04.10.2016
11th Annual Meeting, Zurich
Topic: Sustainable Finance Moving Center Stage


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Press releases

17.05.2016
From the industry for the industry: Certification for Bank Client Advisors

19.01.2016
Asset Management Study Switzerland by zeb und SFI. Asset Management in Switzerland faces huge challenges.

12.11.2015
Swiss Finance Institute has attributed its Outstanding Paper Award to “The Impact of Treasury Supply on Financial Sector Lending and Stability”, a research paper by Arvind Krishnamurthy of Stanford University and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen of the University of California Berkeley that studies how government debt crowds out financial sector short-term debt.
Press Release


19.06.2015
Swiss Finance Institute publishes the first comprehensive Swiss study on structured products. The most recent SFI White Paper sheds light on the performance, costs, and investments of structured products.
English version, German version, French version, Italian version

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SFI in the news


EPFL: «Why Does Fast Loan Growth Predict Poor Performance for Banks?»
Article referring to how fast loan growth affects the banking sector (27.06.2016)


Schweizer Bank: «Kooperation bei der Kundenberater-Zertifizierung»
Article referring to the cooperation between Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zürich and CYP Association on Certification of Bank Client Advisors (01.07.2016)


L'Agefi: «Le nombre idéal d'ETF sur un marché»
Article referring to research insights by Prof. Semyon Malamud (02.06.2016)

Corriere del Ticino: «Pechino Le sfide della transizione cinese»
Article referring to an SFI seminar with Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti (31.05.2016)

NZZ: «Strukturierte Produkte ein etablierter Portfolio-Baustein»

Article referring to structured products (19.05.2016)

20minuti: «All'USI per parlare di crescita economica cinese»
Article referring to SFI seminar with Prof. Fabrizio Zilibotti on China's economic growth (19.05.2016)

awp: «Drei Schweizer Bildungsinstitute lancieren Zertifizierung von Bankkundenberater»
Article referring to SFI's new launched Certification of Bank Client Advisors (17.05.2016)


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