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Latest News: Financial Innovation's first Impact Factor is 2.964 (Q1)

We are delighted to announce that Financial Innovation's Impact Factor for 2019 is 2.964 (Q1), which ranked 14th out of 108 journals in Business, Finance category. In addition, our 2019 CiteScore continues to increase and has now reached 5.4, which ranked 17th out of 270 journals in Economics, Econometrics and Finance: Finance Category. Many thanks to authors, reviewers & editors who have dedicated their time and expertise to help to grow the quality of our publication! We will continue to offer ZERO article-processing charges (APC) and FREE language editing services for accepted papers by LetPub.


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Aims and scope

Financial Innovation (FIN) provides a global academic forum for exchanging research findings across all fields in financial innovation in the era of electronic business. It seeks to promote interactions among researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners and foster research ideas on financial innovation in terms of new financial instruments as well as new financial technologies, markets, and institutions. Furthermore, this journal emphasizes emerging financial products, processes, and services that are enabled by the introduction of interruptive technologies. The journal is peer-reviewed and publishes both high-quality academic (theoretical or empirical) and practical papers in the broad ranges of financial innovation.

Topical areas of interest include, but are not limited to: asset pricing, behavioral finance, big data analytics in finance, computational financial intelligence, corporate finance, derivative pricing and hedging, disruptive financial models, extreme risks and insurance, financial economics, financial engineering, financial instruments, financial intermediation, financial market, financial risk management and analysis, high frequency and algorithmic trading, household finance, innovative financial services, international finance, internet and mobile finance, legal and social issues of new finance, public finance and taxation, and other relevant topics.  In particular, this journal especially welcomes research articles that study real-world impacts surrounding applications and management of blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data, Internet-of-Things, and other advanced computing such as 5G adoption in banking and other finance services.

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This journal is indexed by

  • Social Science Citation Index(SSCI)
  • Scopus
  • Google Scholar
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest
  • Research Papers in Economics(RePEc)
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China 
  • Current Contents/ Social & Behavioral Sciences