DERIVATIVES 2: AN ANALYSIS OF OPTIONS AND CREDIT DERIVATIVES
- Module code: FN308
- Credits: 5
- Semester: 2
- Department: ECONOMICS,FINANCE & ACCOUNTING
- Coordinator: Thomas Flavin (ECONOMICS,FINANCE & ACCOUNTING)
This course examines a broad range of option contracts, including stock options, stock index options, currency options, and futures options. We develop the properties of option contracts and the trading strategies pursued by market participants. Topics covered include the pricing of options, the use of options in risk management and an introduction to credit derivatives.
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
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