UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Saqib Farid

Lecturer

School of Business and Economics

Department of Banking and Finance

 : [email protected]   

Saqib holds MS Finance degree with distinction and currently teaching courses related to Finance and Accounting. Previously, he has done BS Accounting & Finance from School of Management FC College University. His research interests include Investment and Portfolio Analysis, Asset Pricing and Risk Management, Islamic Banking and Finance, Family Businesses and Behavioral Finance. He possesses professional expertise to operate diverse research and statistical software packages including E-views, SPSS, STATA, and Excel Solver. He has also worked as a freelance analyst on various projects.

Journal Publications

 Impact Factors

  1. Naeem, M. A., Farid, S., Ferrer, R., & Shahzad, S. J. H (2021). Comparative efficiency of Green and conventional bonds pre and during COVID19: An asymmetric multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis, forthcoming. (IF: 5.042, ABDC A)
  2. Farid, S., Naeem, M. A., Kayani, G.M & Shahzad, S. J. H (2021). Intraday volatility transmission among U.S Stocks, energy and precious metals during COVID-19 pandemic. Resources Policy, forthcoming.(IF: 3.986, ABDC B)
  3. Naeem, M. A., Farid, S., Nor, S. M., & Shahzad, S. J. H (2021). Spillover and Drivers of Uncertainty among Oil and Commodity Markets. Mathematics, 9, 441.(IF: 1.747)
  4. Farid, S., Khan, T.M., Tashfeen, R., & Burhan, A. (2021). Forecasting Stock Prices using a Data Mining Method: Evidence from an Emerging Market. International Journal of Finance and Economics, 1-7. (IF: .943, ABDC B)
  5. Liu, C., Naeem, M. A., S., Rehman, M. U., Farid, S., & Shahzad, S. J. H (2020). Oil as hedge, safe-haven, and diversifier for conventional currencies. Energies,13(17), 4354 . (IF: 2.70)
  6. Naeem, M. A., Farid, S., Balli, F., & Shahzad, S. J. H (2020). Can Happiness Predict Future Volatility in Stock Markets? Research in International Business and Finance, 54, 101298. (IF: 1.80, ABDC B)
  7. Naeem, M. A., Farid, S., Balli, F., & Shahzad, S. J. H (2020). Hedging the commodities downside risk through cryptocurrencies. Applied Economic Letters, 1-8. (IF: .75, ABDC B)
  8. Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2019). Islamic Banking System: A Credit Channel of Monetary Policy – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Economic Research-Ekomomska-Istrazivanja,32(1), 742-754 .(IF: 2.229)
  9. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2018). Shariah Supervisory Board Report (SSBR) in Islamic Banks: An experimental study of Investors’ perception and behavior. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 11(2), 274-294.(IF: 1.206, ABDC B).

 SJR/SCOPUS

  1. Farid, S., Jan, M.W., & Khan, T.M. (2021). Do Islamic Stocks Reinforce Real Economic Activity? Evidence from an Emerging Islamic Capital Market. Iranian Economic Review, forthcoming.
  2. Rafay, A., Farid, S., Yasser, F., & Safdar, S. (2020). Social Collateral and Repayment Performance: Evidence from Islamic Micro Finance. Iranian Economic Review, 24(1), 41-74.
  3. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2017). Dynamic Relationship between Islamic Banking System and Real Economic Activity: Evidence from a South Asian Economy. Journal of Islamic Economics, 30(2), 97-116.
  4. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2017). Financial Integration in Money Markets: Evidence from SAARC Region. DLSU Business and Economics Review, 26 (2), 87-114.
  5. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2017). Islamic Banking and Finance in Pakistan Journey from Shariah Compliance to Shariah Based System. Journal of Islamic Thought andCivilization, 7(2), 41-51.

HEC/LOCAL

  1. Khan, T.M., Farid, S & Hayat, S. (2020). Transparency, Stock liquidity and Firm Value in Crisis Period: Evidence from Pakistan Stock Exchange.  Global Management Journal for Academic and Corporate Studies, 10 (2), 84-98. (Y Category)
  2. Farid, S., Tashfeen, R., Rashid, A & Naeem, M. A (2020). Does Shariah Based Asset Categorization Improve Portfolio Performance. Paradigms, (SI), 15-21. (Y Category)
  3. Farid, S., & Khan, T.M. (2018) Dynamic Links between Stock Market Returns and Industry Returns. Global Management Journal for Academic and Corporate Studies, 8(2), 99-109. (Y Category)
  4. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2018). Competitive Environment in Banking Industry: Evidence from an Emerging Economy. The Business & Economic Review, 10(2),65-84.(X Category)
  5. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2015). An Analysis of Oil Price Volatility Using VAR: Evidence from Pakistan. Lahore Journal of Business, 4(1), 23-36.( Y Category)

Conference Presentations (selected)

  1. Arif, M.,Naeem, M. A., Farid, S., Nepal, R & Jamasb, T. (2021, Feb 2). Diversifier or More? Hedge and Safe Haven Properties of Green Bonds During COVID-19. Paper accepted at IX INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC SYMPOSIUM on Energy transition and opportunities for global economic recovery, Barcelona, Spain. 
  2. Arif, M., Alharthi, M., Naeem, M. A & Farid, S. (2021, January 21-22). COVID-19 and connectedness between Sustainable and Islamic equity markets. Paper accepted at Developments in Sustainable Finance and Resposible Investments, University of Birmingham, UK. 
  3. Sarfraz, N., Ashraf, Z., Tashfeen, R., Farid, S. (2019, Mar 24-26). Forecasting Stock Index Movement Using Machine Learning Techniques: Evidence from Pakistan Stock Exchange. Paper presented at 8th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) 2019, UAE University, Al AIN.
  4. Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2019, January 23-27). SME Development: The Tale of Terrorized Economy. Paper presented at United States Association for Small Business and Enterpreneurship (USASBE) Conference 2019, Florida, USA.
  5. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2018, May 02-03). Information ordering in Review Report of Shariah Board - A behavioral aspect. Paper presented at 3rd Islamic Finance, Banking and Business Ethics Global Conference 2018, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.
  6. Rafay, A. Khan, A. & Farid, S. (2018, Mar 23-24). Merger for Survival in the era of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) - An emerging trendPaper presented at 7th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) 2018, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.
  7. Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2017, Mar 15-16). SME Financing: A Challenge in a vulnerable Economy. Paper presented at the Second International SME Conference 2017. SMEDA Lahore, Pakistan.
  8. Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2016, Oct 26-27). Monetary Union puzzle: Case of South Asian Region – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Business Management (ICOBM), NUST Islamabad, Pakistan.
  9. Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2016, Mar 26-27). Dynamic Relationship between Islamic Banking System and Real Economic Activity – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Paper presented at Islamic Finance Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference 2016, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.
  10. Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2016, Mar 26-27). Islamic Banking System as Credit of Monetary Policy – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Paper presented at Islamic Finance Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference 2016, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.
  11. Farid, S., Rafay, A. & Gilani, U. J. (2015, Nov 20-22). Estimating Banking Competition using modified PR Model – Evidence from Pakistan. Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Conference of Association of Management Development Institutions of Pakistan (AMDIP), LSE Lahore, Pakistan.

Working Papers

Arif, M., Naeem, M. A., Farid, S., Nepal, R., & Jamasb, T. (2021). Diversifier or More? Hedge and Safe Haven Properties of Green Bonds During COVID-19. Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI) Working Paper 2021-01. 

 Best Paper Awards

  • 2019        Venture Finance SIG Paper Award in USASBE Florida Conference  
  • 2017        Best Paper Award in 2nd SME International Conference 2017. SMEDA Lahore, Pakistan. 

Specialized Trainings

  • Financial Planning & Investment – HEC-SECP-World Bank-UKAID
  • Fixed Income Trading and Investments – USAID
  • Interlocutor Training – City & Guilds Institute of London

Google Scholar Profile Page 

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