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Unit of study_

Investments and Portfolio Management - FINC3017

Year - 2019

This unit is designed to provide a comprehensive analytical approach to the modern theory of investments. Topics covered include: mean-variance analysis; Markowitz type portfolio analysis; portfolio construction; asset pricing theories; market efficiency and anomalies; hedge funds and investment fund performance evaluation. Although analytical aspects of investments theory are stressed, there is also an equal amount of coverage on the practical aspects of portfolio management. Current research on investments is emphasised in the course.

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

Assessment
report 1 (16.67%), essay (16.67%), report 2 (16.67%), final exam (50%)

Assumed knowledge
Introductory statistics, calculus and microeconomics

Pre-requisites

FINC2012

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Finance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Finance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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