Investment & Portfolio Management
Course Objectives
At the end of the course the student will have the ability to:
 Understand the investment environment
 Develop an investment strategy to maximise profits
 Utilising derivatives and options trading to minimise risk
 Develop an investment portfolio
Course Content9
The Investment Environment
Bonds, stocks and other securities
Security markets
Institutional investors
Security regulation and investment ethics
Return And Risk
Rates of return
Fundamentals of portfolio analysis
Meanvariance analysis
Portfolio diversification
Capital Markets In Equilibrium
The capital assetpricing model
The arbitrage pricing theory
Efficient markets: theory and evidence
Security Analysis
Interest rates and bond valuation
Bonds: analysis and management
Stocks: valuation and selection
Financial statement analysis
Macroeconomic analysis
Technical analysis
Derivative Securities
Futures, options and other derivatives
Derivatives valuation
Portfolio Management
Risk management
Performance evaluation
Recommended Text:
Book Title : Investments (ISE) 7^{th} Edition
Author : Reilly/Norton
Publisher : Thomsons
ISBN No : 0324658427
