A third level elective finance course with a main focus on financial securities portfolio construction and management. It is highly recommended for students interested in financial modelling, investment management, banking and securities trading. As such, topics revolve around security analysis, alternative investments (and their risks and rewards) and a major focus on alternative hedge fund strategies.
This Course is a Finance Core
This core finance subject introduces students into investment theories, including application of the Markowitz portfolio theory, SIM and Factor models and CAPM. Accordingly, students will learn to design and manage portfolios, price bonds and stock options and evaluate investment performance. The skills gained from this course are fundamental in the industries of investment management and wealth management.