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Durham University Finance Society

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About Us

Created in 2003, DUFS is the premier and largest financial skills and careers student society at the Durham University, representing and working for over 3,500 student members.

There are no membership fees: absolutely any student enrolled at the University can join us and attend all our events for free. We can operate thanks to the generous Sponsorship of our sponsors.

Our Mission Statement


...through attending workshops and partner’s presentations.


...through initiatives such as the Market Report and Investment Fund.


...top-tier financial firms through networking with and applying to partners.

Latest News

Analysing this ‘Hypebeast’ Acquisition: Moncler agrees to acquire Stone Island for 1.15 billion EUR

In a deal that sees one illustrious luxury goods brand acquire another equally eminent trademark, Italian luxury jacket maker Moncler has agreed to buy Stone Island for 1.15 billion EUR. What is immediately striking is the deal’s value, which is 16.6 times Stone Island’s EBITDA in 2020. The deal, which is expected to be completed…
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Commodities Analysts Predict New ‘super cycle’ Amid Global Green Energy Transition and Anticipated COVID-19 Recovery

Researchers at J.P. Morgan, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs have forecasted a major incoming commodities ‘super cycle’ as prices of metals, oils and grains have all surged to multi-year highs on a bull run that started in the summer of 2020.   The term ‘super cycle’ refers to the observable price fluctuations of resources…
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Russia Struggles to Shake its Hydrocarbon Addiction

In 2019, President Vladimir Putin endorsed the Paris Agreement, joining 196 other countries, pledging to eventually reduce hydrocarbon-based emissions in Russia to levels 33% lower than in 1990. This pledge, however, does not see Russia shifting away from the production of energy from non-renewable sources; rather, their proposed long term energy strategy seeks to further…
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