Prior to joining Cranfield, Sunil worked in the business schools of University of Hull as a Professor of Finance, University of Birmingham as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer and University of Kent as Lecturer in Finance. Sunil was a Visiting Research Fellow to Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada in 1993-94. From 1989-1993, he was a Lecturer in Finance at the Management School of University of Indore, India. Sunil lived and worked in India for several years as a senior executive in the corporate sector before a change of career in academia in 1989. As a lecturer in India, he was selected for four prestigious international scholarships including the Commonwealth Scholarship to study for his PhD in Manchester in 1994. He travelled to Argentina under the International Rotary Group Study Exchange scholarship in 1992, attended the International Teachers Programme (ITP) in INSEAD, France under the Euro-Asia Scholarship from INSEAD and worked on a research project in Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada under the Shastri-Indo Canadian Scholarship in 1993-94.
Sunil has presented numerous research papers in leading international conferences and has chaired conference sessions. He was the keynote speaker at the 5th International Conference on Emerging Financial Markets. He has successfully supervised several doctoral students some of who are now pursuing successful careers as academics in universities in the UK, Australia and Greece and as senior executives in top banks and consulting companies around the world. A former graduate of Manchester Business School, he is a Visiting Professor on their Global MBA programme.
Sunil is an expert in international finance and emerging markets. He is Director of the full-time MSc in Finance and Management programme and the Centre for Research in Finance. Under his stewardship, the MSc (F&M) has become the 8th best programme globally and 2nd in the UK (behind only Oxford) in the Financial Times 2013 ranking of top 40 Masters in Finance programmes around the world.
Sunil has wide-ranging teaching, research and consulting experience in the areas of finance, investment and governance matters in emerging markets. He is invited by international banks and institutions to act as a finance expert. His views on global finance and economy are regularly broadcast via interviews on the BBC World Service radio and television. Sunil has been named as one of the most influential management gurus of Indian origin by Business India. He has published extensively and his papers have appeared in top finance journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. His work on the Emerging Chinese Financial Markets won the CAFR 2001 Best Research Paper Award. His recent research on international portfolio flows has been cited as the best paper for 2009 and 2010 by the Journal of Emerging Markets Finance. His paper on Initial Public Offerings has been in the top ten downloaded list for PSN on SSRN.
He serves on the editorial board of Global Finance Journal, Journal of Investments and Financial Innovations and Annals of Financial Economics. He is currently supervising 3 PhD and 1 DBA student and co-supervising 2 further PhDs including the one industry sponsored PhD on Financial Regulations.
Articles In Journals
- Poshakwale S & Mandal A (2016) What drives asymmetric dependence structure of asset return comovements?, International Review of Financial Analysis, 48.
- Poshakwale S & Mandal A (2016) Sources of time varying return comovements during different economic regimes: evidence from the emerging Indian equity market, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Early online (4).
- Poshakwale SS & Mandal A (2016) Determinants of asymmetric return comovements of gold and other financial assets, International Review of Financial Analysis, 47 229-242.
- Poshakwale S & Chandorkar P (2016) The impact of monetary policy shocks on the Equity Risk Premium before and after the quantitative easing in the United Kingdom, Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 13 (4) 146-159.
- Poshakwale S. & Ganguly G. (2015) International shocks and growth in emerging markets, Global Finance Journal, 26 29-46.
- Poshakwale S & Mandal A (2014) Investor behaviour and herding: evidence from the National Stock Exchange in India, Journal of emerging market finance, 13 (2) 197-216.
- Patra T, Poshakwale SS & Thomas V (2014) Sovereign credit risk dynamics in the European Monetary Union (EMU), Applied Financial Economics, 24 (15) 1031-1041.
- Ford JL, Pok WC & Poshakwale S (2012) The return predictability and market efficiency of the KLSE CI stock index futures market, Journal of emerging market finance, 11 (1) 37-60.
- Patra T, Poshakwale S & Ow-Yong K (2012) Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy in Greece, Applied Financial Economics, 22 (13) 1079-1087.
- Neupane S & Poshakwale S (2012) Transparency in IPO mechanism: Retail investors' participation, IPO pricing and returns, Journal of Banking and Finance, 36 (7) 2064-2076.
- Thapa Chandra & Poshakwale Sunil S. (2012) Country-specific equity market characteristics and foreign equity portfolio allocation, Journal of International Money and Finance, 31 (2) 189-211.
- Poshakwale S (2011) What is the new global economic reality?, Focus: Technical Cooperation.
- Poshakwale S & Qian B (2011) Competitiveness and efficiency of the banking sector and economic growth in Egypt, African Development Review, 23 (1) 99-120.
- Poshakwale S & Thapa C (2011) Investor protection and International Equity Portfolio Investments, Global Finance Journal, 22 (2) 116-129.
- Poshakwale S (2011) Global power shift, Management Focus (30) 20-21.
- Agarwal V & Poshakwale S (2010) Size and book-to-market anomalies and omitted leverage risk, European Journal of Finance, 16 (3) 263-279.
- Poshakwale S & Thapa C (2010) Foreign investors and global integration of emerging Indian equity market, Journal of emerging market finance, 9 (1) 1-24.
- Alexakis C, Patra T & Poshakwale S (2010) Predictability of stock returns using financial statement information: Evidence on semi-strong efficiency of emerging Greek stock market, Applied Financial Economics, 20 (16) 1321-1326.
- Thapa C & Poshakwale SS (2010) International equity portfolio allocations and transaction costs, Journal of Banking and Finance, 34 (11) 2627-2638.
- Poshakwale S (2010) Indian Diapsora Can Keep the Growth Ball Rolling, Money Mantra.
- Pok WC, Poshakwale S & Ford JL (2009) Stock index futures hedging in the emerging Malaysian market, Global Finance Journal, 20 (3) 273-288.
- Poshakwale S & Thapa C (2009) The impact of foreign equity investment flows on global linkages of the Asian emerging equity markets, Applied Financial Economics, 19 (22) 1787-1802.
- Poshakwale S (2009) Passing the parcel game: A simple analysis of current financial turmoil in the investment industry, Analyst.
- Poshakwale S & Aquino K (2008) The dynamics of volatility transmission and information flow between ADRs and their underlying stocks, Global Finance Journal, 19 (2) 187-201.
- Patra T & Poshakwale S (2008) Long-run and short-run relationship between the main stock indexes: evidence from the Athens stock exchange, Applied Financial Economics, 18 (17) 1401-1410.
- Perez K & Poshakwale S (2006) Price determinants of American Depositary Receipts (ADR): a cross-sectional analysis of panel data, Applied Financial Economics, 16 (16).
- Patra T & Poshakwale S (2006) Economic variables and stock market returns: evidence from the Athens stock exchange, Applied Financial Economics, 16 (13) 993-1005.
- Poshakwale S, Perez K & Wong W-K (2005) Is it worth diversifying internationally with American Depositary Receipts?, International Journal of Finance, 17 (3) 3622-3643.
- Poshakwale S, Alexakis C, Niarchos N & Patra T (2005) The dynamics between stock returns and mutual fund flows: Empirical evidence from the Greek market, International Review of Financial Analysis, 14 (5) 559-569.
- Poshakwale S & Courtis J (2005) Disclosure level and cost of equity capital: Evidence from the banking industry, Managerial and Decision Economics, 26 431-444.
- Poshakwale S & Pok W (2004) The impact of introduction of futures contracts on the spot market volatility: The case of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, Applied Financial Economics, 14 (2) 143-154.
- Poshakwale S & Theobald M (2004) Market capitalisation, cross correlations, the lead/lag structure and microstructure effects in the Indian stock market, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 14 (4) 385-400.
- Poshakwale S (2002) The random walk hypothesis in the emerging Indian stock market, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 29 (9-10) 1275-1299.
- Poshakwale S & Murinde V (2001) Volatility in emerging markets in Central and Eastern Europe: Evidence on Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Slovakia, European Research Studies Journal, IV (3-4) 73-101.
- Poshakwale S (2001) Foreign equity investment, market segmentation and volatility in the emerging Chinese stock markets, China Accounting and Finance Review, 3 (1) 137-166.
- Poshakwale S & Murinde V (2001) Modelling the Volatility in East European Stock Markets: Evidence on Hungary and Poland, Applied Financial Economics, 11 (4) 445-456.
- Poshakwale S & Wood D (1997) Market anomalies in selected emerging and developed stock markets, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 4 (1) 73-92.
- Poshakwale S & Pathak R (1996) Development banking in Canada and India: A comparative study, South Asian Journal of Management (Oct-Dec) 15-32.
- Poshakwale S (1996) Evidence on market efficiency and day-of-the-week effect in the Indian stock market, Finance India, X (3) 605-616.
- Poshakwale S (1996) Competing for the future global portfolio investment, Udyog Pragati, XLX (2) 14-21.
- Poshakwale S (1996) Evaluation of recent debates on the case study method and factors for successful conduct of case studies, Synergy, 1 (1) 65-78.
- Poshakwale S (1995) An Analytical Study of State Financial Corporation's Performance in India, Finance India, 9 (1) 115-126.
- Poshakwale S, Pathak RD & Jain R (1994) Towards a Participative Work Culture-A Case Study of Deepak Woollens Pvt. Ltd, Indian Journal of Public Enterprises.
- Aghanya D, Poshakwale S & Agarwal V (2017) The impact of statutory audit and corporate reporting directives on compliance costs, risk-taking and reporting quality of the EU banks. In: European Financial Management Association 2017 Annual Meeting, Athens, 28 June - 1 July 2017.
- Aghanya D, Poshakwale S & Agarwal A (2015) What is "good regulation? The impact of leaving the EU on the UK financial services. In: 5th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, Nantes, 11 June 2015.
- Poshakwale S & Chandorkar P (2015) The response of UK equity risk premium to global monetary policy shocks. In: 13th INFINITI Conference on International Finance , Ljublijana, 8 June 2015.
- Aghanya DE, Poshakwale S & Agarwal V (2015) What is "good regulation?" The impact of leaving the EU on the UK financial services. In: 5th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, Audencia Nantes, 11 June 2015.
- Taunson J & Poshakwale S (2014) Tick size reduction, liquidity and pricing efficiency of index futures: Evidence from emerging Malaysian market. In: 2014 Global Finance Conference, Dubai, 31 March 2014.
- Poshakwale S & Mandal A (2014) A New Look at the Return Comovements: Evidence from the Emerging Indian Equity Market. In: 2014 Multinational Finance Society Symposium, Larnaca, 4 April 2014.
- Poshakwale S (2010) Does new bank loan at the time of IPO reduce information asymmetry?. In: European Financial Management Association annual conference.
- Poshakwale S (2010) Impact of bank financing on IPO underpricing: Evidence from the emerging Indian market. In: 17th Annual Global Finance Conference, 2010, Poznan, 27 June 2010.
- Poshakwale S (2009) Employee Participation in IPOs. In: 22nd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney.
- Poshakwale S (2009) Competitiveness and efficiency of the banking sector and economic growth in Egypt. In: 4th African Economic Conference on Fostering Development in an Era of Financial and Economic Crises, 2009, Adis Ababa, 11 November 2009.
- Poshakwale S (2009) Investor Protection Regulations and Foreign Equity Portfolio Investments. In: Global Finance Conference, Hawaii, 5 April 2009.
- Poshakwale S (2009) Investor Protection and Foreign Equity Portfolio Investments. In: Financial Management Association Conference, Turin.
- Poshakwale S & Thapa C (2008) The impact of foreign equity investment flows on integration of Asian emerging equity markets. In: 2014 Global Finance Conference, Dubai, 31 March 2014.
- Neupane S & Poshakwale S (2008) Venture backed IPOs in Emerging Markets: Do they reduce Information Asymmetry?. In: ESRC Seminar Series on Corporate Governance, Regulation, and Development, Birmingham, 24 October 2008.
- Poshakwale S (2007) Foreign Portfolio Investments and Equity Market Comovements: Evidence from the Emerging Indian Stock Market.
- Poshakwale S & Thapa C (2007) Foreign investors and global linkages of Indian equity markets. In: 20th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney.
- Poshakwale S, Ching P & Ford J (2006) Hedging with stock index futures: Evidence from the Malaysian markets. In: 13th Global Finance Conference, Rio de Janeiro.
- Agarwal V & Poshakwale S (2006) Does distress risk explain size and Book-to-market effects?. In: CERAM Research Seminar, Sophia Antipolis.
- Poshakwale S (2005) Volatility transmission dynamics between ADRs and underlying shares. In: 3rd International Finance Conference.
- Poshakwale S (2004) Exchange rate and stock price interactions in European emerging financial markets before and after the Euro. In: European Financial Management Association Conference, Basle.
- Poshakwale S (2003) Interaction between the stock market and foreign exchange market: Evidence on European emerging markets. In: 24th SUERF Colloquium on stability and efficiency of financial markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Tallinn.
- Poshakwale S (2002) Market Capitalisation, Cross Correlations, the Lead/Lag Structure and Microstructure Effects in the Indian Stock Market. In: European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, London.
- Poshakwale S (2000) What Are the Key Features of Volatility in East European Emerging Stock Markets? Evidence on Hungary and Poland. In: European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Athens.
- Poshakwale S (2000) The dynamics between stock returns and mutual funds flows: Empirical evidence from the Greek stock market. In: European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Athens.
- Poshakwale S (1999) Conditional Variance and Non-linear Effects in Disaggregated Data: Does the Market Microstructure Matter? Comparative Evidence from the Indian and UK Stock Markets. In: 6th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, Toronto.
- Poshakwale S (1999) Modeling the Nature of Volatility Conditions in the East European Emerging Stock Markets. In: Conference on Building Financial Institutions in Transition Economies, Poznan.
- Poshakwale S (1998) Foreign Equity Investment and Volatility: Evidence from Chinese Emerging Markets. In: European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Lisbon.
- Poshakwale S (1998) Linear and Nonlinear Volatility in the Hungarian and Polish Emerging Markets: An Analysis and Comparison. In: 5th Annual Conference of Multinational Finance Society, Helsinki.
- Poshakwale S (1995) Non-linear Structure of Polish Stock Market.
- Poshakwale S (1995) An Empirical Investigation of the Structure and Dynamics of the Chinese Stock Market.
- Poshakwale S & Wood D (1998) Conditional variance and nonlinearity in the Polish emerging market. In: Emerging Capital Markets: Financial and Investment Issues. Choi J, Doukas J (ed.), Quorum Books, p. 205-224.
- Poshakwale S (1998) Market efficiency. In: The Blackwell Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Finance, p. 117-119.
- Poshakwale S & Wood D (1997) The impact of regulatory changes in the Indian stock market: An event study. In: Economic Liberalisation: Its Impact on Indian Economy, Business and Society. Titus V, Sundaram S, Kulkarni K (ed.), IL, USA: Association of Indian Economic Studies, p. 86-101.
- Poshakwale S & Wood D (1997) A recent evidence on return seasonalities in major stock market indices. In: Contemporary Developments in Finance. Topsacalian P (ed.), Paris: Groupe Sup de CO Montpellier, ESKA Editions, p. 81-92.
- Poshakwale S, Wood D & Dasgupta B (1996) Investigating the dynamics of Polish WIG-20. In: Modelling and Analysing Economies in Transition, p. 237-257.