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040015 KU Fixed Income Securities (MA) (2018S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The course will take place only in the first half of the semester. The final exam is tentatively scheduled for 08.05.2017

Tuesday 06.03. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 13.03. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 20.03. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 10.04. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 17.04. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 24.04. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 08.05. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 15.05. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 12.06. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 19.06. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 26.06. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course provides an introduction to fixed income securities. We will start with the discussion of the specific properties of the such securities and the institutional details of the most important markets. The main part of the course will be devoted to valuation techniques and risk management. At the end we will talk about certain important classes of fixed income securities, such as interest rate swaps or mortgage-backed securities.

Prerequisites
I will assume that you took Principles of Finance and Empirical Finance or similar courses.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grade will be based on the written exams, homework exercises and class participation. The exact details will be announced in the first class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

1. Veronesi, Pietro. "Fixed Income Securities: Valuation, Risk, and Risk Management", Wiley, 2010
2. Tuckman, Bruce, and Angel Serrat. "Fixed Income Securities: Tools for Today’s Markets", Wiley, 2012

Association in the course directory

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