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040085 KU Options and Derivatives (MA) (2018S)

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

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Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 24.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 28.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 29.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 29.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 05.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 05.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 07.06. 13:15 - 17:00 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 11.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 11.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 7 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 12.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 12.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 14.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 21.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Topics of the courses:
1. Introduction to Options
2. The Call option
3. The Put option
4. Trading of options
5. Put/Call Parity
6. Implied Volatility
7. Option strategies
8. Pricing of Call options
9. Pricing of Put options
10. Greeks
11. Delta-Hedging
12. Gamma-Hedging
13. Margin
14. Futures
15. Futures-Hedging
16. Futures Live-Trading
The goal of this course is to provide basics in option pricing and application. This includes questions such as "From where does the Black Scholes formula come from?", "What are Greeks and how do I make use of them in trading?", " What is Delta Hedging and how does it work?", "What are option strategies"?
After attending this course students will be able to apply option trading strategies and understand the sensitivities of option pricing.

Assessment and permitted materials

The grade will be based on the final exam as well as presentations. A fraction can be also allocated to homework exercises and class participation.

Efficiency control: Oral and written
Allowed auxiliary means (e.g. pocket calculator, books): Pocket calculators
Methods of conveying the content: Frontal, Presentations, Electronically
Language of Instruction: English

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance mandatory
Contribution of partial exams to the final grade: 30% presentations, 70% End test
Minimum requirements for the positive grade: 51%

Examination topics

Reading list

John C. Hull, Options, Futures, and other Derivatives, 8th edition

Literatur: http://workofark.com/pdf/options.PDF

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Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:28