Academic Team - Dr Yoke Yue Kan, Lecturer in Finance

Academic Team

Dr Yoke Yue Kan | Lecturer in Finance

no picDr Kan has vast industrial experience gained prior to joining academia. She has extensive knowledge of the banking and finance sectors and has worked in leading financial institutions in Malaysia such as Phileo Allied Bank Berhad, Comet Asset Management Sdn Bhd and TA Securities Holdings Berhad. Her experience includes banking operation, loan evaluation, equity investment analysis and portfolio management. In 2002, she became a Chartered Financial Analyst of the CFA Institute, USA.

Dr Kan has significant know-how in teaching and management responsibilities in higher education institutions and has hand-on experience in course planning, development, quality control and accreditation. Throughout her teaching career, she has taught finance, investment, economics, statistics, international finance, business ethics for the investment profession, bond analysis and equity investment.


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Speciality areas

Portfolio management
Equity analysis
Fixed income investment analysis

Highest qualification and awarding body

PhD (Business Administration), Asia e University

UoRM programmes taught/supervised

  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Modelling

Research interests

Equity analysis
Portfolio management

Current projects

  • Portfolio optimisation using value stocks in Malaysia
  • A study of stock market manipulation in Malaysia
  • Event study on unusual market behaviour

Recent publications

  • Yoke Yue Kan (2018) Capital market offenses in Malaysia. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, ISSN: 1755-4179, Volume 10, Issue 2. pp.171-188. Emerald Publishing.
  • Yoke Yue Kan (2018) Book review: Central banking and monetary policy in emerging-markets nations. Journal of General Management, ISSN: 0306-3070, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp. 139-140. SAGE Publising.
  • Yoke Yue Kan (2017): 'Macroeconomic Environment of Bull Markets in Malaysia.' Qualitative Research in Financial Market, ISSN: 1755-4179, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 72-96. Emerald Publishing.
  • Yoke Yue Kan (2017): 'Why RMB should be more flexible.' Journal of Financial Economic Policy, ISSN: 1757-6385, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp. 156-173. Emerald Publishing.
  • Yoke Yue Kan (2017): 'Is Portfolio Optimization Worthwhile? A Study in Malaysia.' The 19th Malaysian Finance Association Conference (MFAC) 2017, ISBN: 978-967-11506-7-2, pp. 450-464.
  • Kan, Y.Y., Lim G.C. (2015): 'Structural break and cointegration in Malaysian stock market. management and economy.' International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research, IACSIT Press, Volume 84, 25-42.
  • Kan, Y.Y., Lim, G.C. (2013): 'Malaysian stock market and international integration.' Southern University College Academic Journal, 1, 125-166.
  • Kan, Y.Y., Lim G.C. (2011): 'A study of share market dynamics in Malaysia.' Southern College Journal, 7, 73-112.


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