Ruan Erasmus wins 2017 Schroders essay competition

Posted by Melt van Schoor on 2017-10-20

Congratulations to Ruan Erasmus, a master's student in Economics at Stellenbosch, for delivering the best paper, entitled 'Stock Index Performance: The Role of Media Sentiment', in this year's Schroders essay competition. Other winners from the Economics department were Christiaan Bothma, Gideon du Rand, Marcel Bovijn and Lara Marais. The competition is organised by the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science as part of an investment research initiative sponsored by Schroders, a London-based asset management company.

For further details, please read this article on the university's news page.

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