Financial Investments - 1st Semester 2020/21

Mário Meira & Pedro Barroso / 7 ECTs / Semester-Long Course / English

This is a course in the Master of Science program covering topics related to financial investments and portfolio management. The course covers the basics of fixed income instruments, equity valuation, portfolio theory, asset pricing theory, the risk-return tradeoff, market efficiency, measuring risk-adjusted performance, active portfolio management and hedge funds.
The goal of this course is to provide the students with a structure for thinking about investment theory and show them how to address investment problems systematically.

Prerequisites: Yes (See syllabus)