Congratulations! Dr. Javed Iqbal on Best Paper Award

Dr Javed Iqba

We are proud to announce that Dr. Javed Iqbal, Associate Professor at IBA-Karachi received the best paper award (Economics –HRM categories combined) with title "Does gold hedge stock market, inflation and exchange rate risks: An econometric investigation" at the 7th South Asian International Conference held in Islamabad on August 19-21, 2015.

In this paper he used econometric models to demonstrate that hedging potential of gold may not be uniformly strong but is dependent on the state of the gold market itself using data from Pakistan, India and the US.

The South Asian International Conference (SAICON) is an annual conference organized by the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) the custodians of the South Asian Chapter of the Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA).