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Management of Investment Portfolios

Overview of the unit

Unit code: LAW20019
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit provides student with knowledge of investment, how to apply cash flow discounting valuation methods to assist decision during the process of marking an investment. Students will be introduced to conventional asset pricing models in finance, Markowitz portfolio theory and how to apply standardised benchmark when assessing and comparing investment portfolio. Other than investing in the equity market, this unit also covers emerging topics in investment markets such as behavioural issue in finance, current trends in investment, and technical analysis.

Content

Investments and securities markets
• Valuation framework
• Theory on market efficiencies
• Portfolio theory
• Investments at the emerging markets
• Indirect investments and exchange traded funds market
• Strategies in equity portfolios
• Behavioural issues in investments and technical analysis
• Fixed income market
• Equity derivative instruments