|Course ID:||2400-FiR2FI2||Erasmus code / ISCED:||14.3 / (0311) Economics|
|Course title:||Finance II||Name in Polish:||Finanse II|
|Department:||Faculty of Economic Sciences|
Specialization courses for II-year, 1st cycle students of Finance and Accounting
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Basic knowledge about derivatives (Finance), basic statistics.
Requirements for 2nd year Ist grade students
The aim of this course is to present advanced financial instruments, portfolio theory, capital market models, modern financial instruments: futures, forwards, options, swaps.
The lecture covers the following subjects:
1. Forward and futures contracts (4 hrs),
Contract pricing. Spot prices and investor’s income. Marking to market. Financial contracts on currencies, indexes, and shares.
2. Portfolio analysis and asset pricing (10 hrs),
Rates of return correlation. Asset portfolio. Risk free portfolio. Short selling. Sharpe model. CAPM. APT.
3. Swap contracts (4 hrs),
Swaps and investment strategies.
4. Option contracts (12 hrs).
Option markets, price determinants of options, investment strategies, option pricing models: binomial model, Black Scholes model. Index options, currency options, futures options, interest rate options. Option margins positions. Synthetic options.
- D. Blake, Financial market analysis, John Wiley & Sons, 2000
- J. Czekaj, Rynki, instrumenty i instytucje finansowe, PWN, Warszawa, 2008
- K. Jajuga, T. Jajuga, Inwestycje, PWN, Warszawa, 1998
- W. Dębski, Rynek finansowy i jego mechanizmy, PWN, Warszawa, 2002
- publications of NBP www.nbp.pl
- publications of ECB www.ecb.int
- publications of FED www.federalreserve.com
Participants should know how to price and use derivatives (futures, swaps, options, options) and know how to use them for investment strategies. Students should identify the impact of economic factors on derivatives prices. They should also construct asset portfolios using different models of portfolio analysis.
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