Desautels Faculty of Management unveils Alphonse-Desjardins Trading Room


MONTREAL, March 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management are now able to deepen their understanding of financial markets by learning to use sophisticated analytical tools, thanks to a state-of-the-art trading room provided by Desjardins Group, Canada's leading cooperative financial group.

The Alphonse-Desjardins Trading Room is the centerpiece of a novel Business Intelligence Centre that has taken shape in recent months on the second floor of the Desautels building, supplanting the Faculty's conventional business library.

Desjardins is providing a total of $1 million in funding for the Trading Room and is sharing its expertise in design, securities trading and technology to support the facility, which was officially opened in a ceremony Thursday evening, March 1.

Read full article: Canada Newswire, March 2, 2012