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Capital Market Theory II: Derivatives

CAPITAL MARKET THEORY II: DERIVATIVES

 

General Information

The lecture "Capital Market Theory II: Derivatives" deals with derivative financial instruments. The most important representatives of this class of securities are discussed and analyzed, i.e. forwards, futures, swaps and options.

The lecture is in English. An accompanying exercise (1SWS) is offered.

Topics covered

1) Introduction
2) Forwards and Futures
3) Fixed-Income Markets und Swaps
4) Introduction to Options
5) Option Valuation
6) The Greeks

Textbook

John Hull:  Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives

Assessment

Written exam at the end of the semester (60 minutes).