Behavioural Finance (FINC3023)

UNIT OF STUDY

Behavioural Finance explores financial market 'anomalies' - factors that are not traditionally explained by efficient markets theory - such as why stock prices exhibit momentum and reversals, why large swings in stock prices occur over short time periods, and how individual investors differ from institutional investors.

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Classes

1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Assessment

mid-semester exam (30%), group assignment (20%), and final exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

FINC2011

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