Financial Derivatives

FIN B460
3.00 crs.

This course provides undergraduate students with the knowledge and comprehension of financial derivative instruments by providing theory and practice. Future, forward, option and swap contracts are discussed in detail as they apply to stocks, interest rates, foreign exchange and commodities. For each type of derivative instrument, underlying risk exposure, pricing and trading are discussed. Different trading strategies using options are provided with actual market information. Special emphasis is on the actual usage of derivatives within real markets for hedging and speculating purposes.

Course Prerequisite

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite