Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module engages with the literature and professional practices on fixed income, equity instruments and alternative investments. It covers the theoretical underpinnings and mechanics of the need for, the creation, analysis and valuation of investments by market participants.
1. Term structure and yield spreads
2. Fixed income markets
4. Fixed income valuation and return analysis
5. Fundamental analysis
6. Real estates
7. Hedge funds
8. Private equity/venture capital
Inactively traded securities
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
Apply appropriate communication and numerical skills, including the ability to present quantitative and qualitative information, together with analysis, argument and commentary, in form which will be understood by its intended audience.
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