Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching

The Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching

About the Centre

The Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching (the "trading room") presents unique and exciting opportunities for students in the Faculty of Management.

The 48 station facility in Markin Hall is the best equipped academic trading room in Western Canada, with direct connections to global financial markets. It gives students hands on experience in derivatives and equities trading and risk management.

The practical, high demand skills acquired while learning in the trading room will be attractive to future employers and a distinct advantage to our graduates as they embark on their careers.

Inaugural Finance Industry Evening held in the Centre

CFA Scholarship Application

A scholarship is available For those interested in writing the CFA Exam. To learn more, please review the CFA Scholarship Application Form.


The trading room is available to:

  • students registered in a course taught in the Centre
  • corporate or community groups who wish to conduct finance related activities and/or training

To learn more about the trading room or to arrange a visit or booking, please contact the trading room manager, Lynda Thai-Baird, at lynda.thai@uleth.ca.