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Investments – Prof. Young Soo Kim

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COURSE DETAILS

Title Investments
Field of Study Business
Type Academic course
Credits 3
Contact hours 45
Schedule
Course code ISS1091
Course number
Description

This course aims to help students in understanding the followings: The role and operation of financial markets; Modern Portfolio Theory; Asset Pricing Models; Portfolio
management strategies; Methods for analyzing various securities and Derivatives.

Week 1: ch 2‐6 Fundamentals, portfolio theory
Week 2: ch 7‐10 Asset pricing models, market (in)efficiency
Week 3: ch 12,14‐16 Fixed income securities and equities
Week 4: ch 18‐20 Derivative assets

Objective The main objective of this course is to introduce students to fundamental concepts related to investments in various financial markets such as equities, bonds, and derivative markets.
Preparations Investments, 2015, 8th Canadian edition, by Bodie, Kane, Marcus, Perrakis and Ryan published by MaGraw‐Hill Ryerson. Basic knowledge in statistics and introductory finance is recommended.
Materials 2020 HISS Syllabus Investments
Evaluation
Participation
15%
Midterm exam
35%
Final exam
50%
Last Updated January 23, 2020
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