Investments and Financial Markets
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
SECS-P/11 - FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
Primo semestre (lauree) dal Sep 19, 2022 al Jan 13, 2023.
The course aims to provide basic knowledge of the main types of financial instruments and markets. Therefore, the course investigates the technical and evaluation features of the most important financial instruments, as well as the structure of the related financial markets. Students will learn concepts necessary to analyze the role played by financial instruments and markets within the financial system. At the end of the course, students will be able to identify and understand both the appropriate risk and return measures of the different types of financial instruments analyzed and the organizational structure of the financial markets in which they are traded.
Prerequisites and basic notions
Although there are no prerequisites, the basics of Business Administration and Mathematics for Economics and Finance are strongly recommended.
The ECB monetary policy.
Financial instruments: bonds, stocks and derivatives.
Financial markets: functions and operating modes.
- Chapters 4 e 5: "Il sistema finanziario: funzioni, mercati e intermediari" di A. Ferrari, E. Gualandri, A. Landi, P. Vezzani, Giappichelli Editore, 2020.
- Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6 e 9: "Strumenti, prodotti e servizi finanziari" di A. Ferrari, E. Gualandri, A. Landi, V. Venturelli, P. Vezzani, Giappichelli Editore, 2021.
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Teaching will be developed through lectures aimed at facilitating the understanding and interpretation of theoretical concepts. The course could include meetings with experts.
Learning assessment procedures
The exam is written.
Written test made up of short-answer questions and exercises, with no distinction between attending and non-attending students.