Xueting Sherry Qiu
Class of 2018
Xueting (Sherry) Qiu earned a Bachelor of Arts in finance and Bachelor of Science in statistics at Peking University in 2016. Through research projects involving asset pricing and investment optimization, she implemented MatLab to perform simulation of portfolio allocation with complex dynamics based on Monte Carlo method. During her internship in WizardQuant (a Chinese asset management company), she constructed an equity-picking strategy based on trading volume. Then she back-tested the strategy in China A-share market with Python, explained the resulting P&L, and generated forecast function on rolling panel regression. Moreover, she gained hands-on experience in strategic thinking, data mining, and investment risk management by interning at McKinsey & Co. and TaiKang Life Insurance. She equipped herself with leadership and interpersonal skills as the president of Peking University Consulting Association. She is also a CFA Level II candidate. Xueting joined the MSCF program to polish her quantitative skills, and to pursue a career in quantitative research or asset management.