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FIN B385

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Investment Management

FIN B385

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Investment Management

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Course Coordinator: Wong Wai Tong, William, BSc (University of Virginia, USA); MBA (UC Berkeley, USA); LL.M (Corp/Fin Law, HKU); AICPA (USA); CFA

Course Developer: Prof. Johnny CHAN Kam Chuen (Ph. D. in Finance, MA in Finance, MA in Economics, BSoc. S. in Economics)

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have already studied FIN B280.

Aims
This course aims to provide learners with a solid knowledge about investment management. It introduces the modern investment theories that provide economic rationales for making investment decisions.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Overview of investment theory

  • Efficient market hypothesis and asset pricing models

  • Common stocks

  • Fixed income securities

  • Portfolio management and introduction to derivatives

Learning support
There will be five two-hour tutorials and one two-hour surgery.

Assessment
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
Bodie, Z, Kane, A and Marcus, A J (2021) Essentials of Investments, 12th international student edn, McGraw-Hill.