Investment management 200

Module code BLB 200
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

*Only for BCom (Investment Management) students.
Functioning of the South African financial system, interest bearing instruments: issuers, institutions and valuation, types of risk and measuring risk, types of return and measuring return, share markets, Financial Market regulation, trading activities in the equity market, share price indices, valuation of ordinary shares, and the fundamental analysis of ordinary shares, industry analysis, technical analysis of shares, investment objectives and investment process, asset allocation, local and international bond markets, bond fundamentals, valuation of bonds, mathematics of fixed interest securities, structure of interest rates and yield curves, duration, convexity introduction to derivatives.

Module credits 32.00
Prerequisites FRK 111, FRK 121 or FRK 100 or FRK 101; STK 110, STK 120, EKN 110, EKN 120 and only available to BCom (Investment Management) students.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Financial Management
Period of presentation Year

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