Welcome to the

Durham University Finance Society

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DUFS diversity week

October 9, 2018

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

LEARN..

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

ENGAGE

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

ACCESS...

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

Latest News

An insight into how blockchain is restructuring real estate towards a new age of digitalisation

Christopher Oufi In 2010, 5,000 bitcoins could buy you a pizza, where 2017 brought about a modern-day phenomenon. That same number of bitcoins is now worth approximately $34 million. Its popularity has grown exponentially, and blockchain technology is here for the long-run despite any concerted attempts to apply intrusive regulation. This decentralised ledger offers the…
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Softbank’s Investments: Chaos or Clarity?

Estia Ryan My first phone in middle school was a pastel blue solar hybrid flip phone made by Softbank. That was in 2009, when the Japanese technology company’s stock price wavered around a mere 2,000 yen. From 2016, prices have shot upwards, peaking at 10,295 yen in October 2017 and stabilising at 8,485 yen after…
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Glencore: An outlook for the world’s largest commodity producer

Rajinder Dhesi This week the commodities giant Glencore announced pre-tax earnings of $14.7 billion for 2017, a 44% rise compared to the previous twelve-month period. Its share price has subsequently risen by up 22% to 399.3 pence (21st February 2018). There are several reasons for this strong performance. First, and perhaps most significantly, the renewable…
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