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Portfolio Investment

Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)


The overall objective of the course is to give an introduction to basic portfolio theory, including CAPM and APT analysis, and it’s use for evaluating portfolio performance. It is also an introduction to the valuation of derivative instruments, including options, forward contracts, futures contracts and swaps, and their various uses for hedging and speculation purposes.

The course includes detailed exercise sets and computer labs, involving internet data collection and computer analysis that should give the students the practical abilities to apply portfolio investment theory in order to analyze investment opportunities and conduct portfolio management.

Prerequisites and selection