Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
333-201 Business Finance and one of 316-205 Introductory Econometrics, 316-206 Quantitative Methods 2, 620-202 Statistics, 620-270 Applied Statistics, 620-201 Probability, 620-205 Probability for Statistics, 620-261 Introduction to Operations Research (2008 or earlier), 620-290 Discrete Mathematics and Operations Research or 620-293 Engineering Mathematics.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites. |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not gain credit for both 333-301 Investments and either 306-331 Investments or 300-334 Financial Mathematics III.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Gil Aharoni, Dr Joachim Inkmann, Mr Bryan Lim
ContactDepartment of Finance
Level 2, Economics and Commerce Building
The University of Melbourne
Phone: (+61 3) 8344 6912
Fax: (+61 3) 8344 6914
This subject is an introduction to investment analysis, with emphasis on equity securities and fixed interest securities. The topics covered focus on issues fundamental to financial managers, money managers, risk managers, financial advisers and regulators. These topics include: fundamental ideas in asset pricing; modern portfolio theory and its applications; equilibrium theories of asset pricing; portfolio performance evaluation; empirical evidence on security returns; key issues in pricing fixed interest securities; the term structure of interest rates; techniques in fixed interest portfolio management and the pricing of floating rate notes and interest rate swaps.
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%). A 1-hour mid-semester test (20%). Tutorial related assessment (10%).
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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