Personal profile


Prior to joining the University of Huddersfield in 2015, Xin was a Teaching Fellow (Teaching-focused Lecturer) at the University of Stirling London Campus. Xin received his MSc in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Accountancy and Finance from Heriot-Watt University. Xin’s PhD research applied advanced econometric methods to study the pricing and information transmission mechanisms across international stock markets. The general areas of Xin’s research interests include Financial Econometrics, Financial Theory and Markets, Investments, and Asset Pricing. Xin has presented his research at various top academic conferences and has committed to linking research to practice. Xin passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level 2 exam in 2017.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Theory and Markets, Investments and Asset Pricing.

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Research Output 2017 2018

1 Citations

Future directions in international financial integration research - A crowdsourced perspective

Lucey, B. M. , Vigne, S. A. , Ballester, L. , Barbopoulos, L. , Brzeszczynski, J. , Carchano, O. , Dimic, N. , Fernandez, V. , Gogolin, F. , González-Urteaga, A. , Goodell, J. W. , Helbing, P. , Ichev, R. , Kearney, F. , Laing, E. , Larkin, C. J. , Lindblad, A. , Lončarski, I. , Cuong Ly, K. , Marinč, M. & 14 others McGee, R. J., McGroarty, F., Neville, C., O’Hagan-Luff, M., Piljak, V., Sevic, A., Sheng, X., Stafylas, D., Urquhart, A., Versteeg, R., Vu, A. N., Wolfe, S., Yarovaya, L. & Zaghini, A. Jan 2018 In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 55, p. 35-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International finance
International financial integration
Future directions
Financial economics
International stock markets
Spillover effects
Regional analysis
Hong Kong

The effects of uncertainty measures on the price of gold

Bilgin, M. H., Gozgor, G., Lau, C. K. & Sheng, X. 17 Mar 2018 In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 58, 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic policy
Gold price
Policy uncertainty
Autoregressive distributed lag model
1 Citations

International Stock Return Co-Movements and Trading Activity

Sheng, X., Brzeszczynski, J. & Ibrahim, B. M. Nov 2017 In : Finance Research Letters. 23, p. 12-18 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International stock returns
Trading activity
Price changes