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ECF3327 Investment Finance III
Credit Points: 15
ECF2226 Investment Finance II
ECF2258 Business Analysis

This unit covers topics on investment in security markets with a focus on current investment practice and academic research. The unit will build on the introduction to portfolio theory and asset pricing covered in Investment Finance II and the use of basic regression and Excel tools for empirical research and quantitative problem-solving. As the world financial markets continue to be more integrated, students will review the potential benefits and risks associated with investments in a global environment. Other selected topics on management of equity and multi-asset portfolios include equity valuation models, macro- and industry analysis, portfolio management and performance evaluation of managed funds. Finally the traditional investment finance assumptions on investor preferences and rationality will be re-examined with the introduction of behavioural finance.

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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014