Dr. Narada Fernando

B.B.Mgt.(Acc) (Kel’ya),MBA (WBUT), PhD (CCNU)


Senior Lecturer II (Head of the department)

Department of Finance

Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies

University of Kelaniya

Sri Lanka

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Telephone: +94 11 2903545

Fax: +94 11 2913857

Academic Qualification

  • PhD – 2012, central China Normal University, China
  • MBA – 2005, West Bengal University of Technology, India
  • B.B. Mgt(Accountancy Special Degree – 1996, (Second class upper division), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Teaching Interest

  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management

Research Interests:

  • Asset pricing,
  • Risk-return relation,
  • Market efficiency,
  • Behavioral finance

Publications:

Journal Articles

  • Fernando, P.N.D., (2012), “Testing the weak form efficiency of emerging Colombo stock exchange (CSE) with statistical independence tests and technical trading strategies”, ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research,Vol.2 Issue 4, April.
  • Fernando, P.N.D., (2012), “The Predictability and Profitability of Moving Average Strategies in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)”, Wayaba Journal of Management. Vol.2 Issue II December 2011 & Vol.3 Issue I June 2012 (not yet published).

  • Fernando, P.N.D  and Karunarathne, W.V.A.D., (2012), “An Investigation on the use of Firm and Macro-level Information by Individual Investors: Evidence from the individual investors in The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)” Wayaba Journal of Management. Vol.2 Issue II December 2011 & Vol.3 Issue I June 2012 (not yet published).

  • Fernando, P.N.D., (2013), “Profitability of technical trading strategies in emerging Sri Lankan stock market” Kelaniya journal of Management. (in press)

Conference Full Papers

  • Fernando, P.N.D., (2008), “Weak-form market efficiency of an emerging market: evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)” International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka-2008 (ICSSL)

Abstracts Presented

  • Fernando, J.M.R and Fernando, P.N.D. (2008),”Working capital management on firm’s profitability: with special reference to manufacturing companies listed in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE)” 9th Annual Research Symposium- abstracts presentations, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

  • Fernando, P.N.D  and Patirawasam,C., (2006), “An empirical study on Day of the Week Effect; evidence from Colombo Stock Exchange”, 7th Annual Research Symposium 2006 Abstracts of presentations, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.