[ 979VFINSFAU16 ] IK Special Topics in Finance – Asset Management

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Teodoro Cocca 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Grundlagen in Finance
Original study plan Master's programme Finance and Accounting 2021W
  • Deepening the content of the first finance courses.
  • Understanding of the functioning of stock exchanges.
  • Acquire knowledge of instruments of technical securities analysis for cases of trading decisions.
  • Increase the understanding of the general trading environment through an introduction to the microstructure of securities trading, trading strategies and trading risks.
Subject The course focuses on the basics of securities trading. Specifically, it is respond to in an overview individual types of securities and the structure of stock exchanges will be illuminated. In the main part, the focus is on the valuation of shares by technical analysis. Finally specifics of trading of shares and risk management are considered.
Criteria for evaluation Homework assignments, presentation & examination
Methods Lecture, homework assignments, presentation in groups
Language German
Study material Bodie / Kane / Marcus (2004): Bodie, Z., Kane, A., Marcus; A.: Essentials of investments, 5th Edition, MCGraw-Hill/Irvin, New York, 2004
Harris (2003): Harris, L.: Trading and exchanges – Market microstructure for practitioners, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003
Steiner / Bruns (2007): Steiner, M., Bruns, C.: Wertpapiermanagement, 9th Ed., Schäffer-Poeschel, Stuttgart, 2007
Murphy (2007): Murphy, J.: Technische Analyse der Finanzmärkte, 4th Ed., FinanzBuch, München, 2007
Changing subject? No
Further information none
Corresponding lecture (*)2BFWIK2-2: IK Spezialfälle der Finanzwirtschaft 2 (1,5 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority