JEM035 - Financial Markets Instruments I

Credit: 6
Status: BEF - elective
CFS - elective
EEI and EP - elective
ET - elective
F,FM and B - mandatory
Masters - all
MEF - elective
Semester - winter
Course supervisors: prof. Ing. Oldřich Dědek CSc.
Course homepage: JEM035
Literature: Basic recommended textbooks:
Handouts: 01 Futures Contracts, 02 Option Contracts
Blake D.: Financial Market Analysis, McGraw-Hill, 1990. (The Czech translation and the the second edition is available)
Hull J.: Options, Futures, and Other Derivative Securities, Prentice-Hall International, 1993.

Other recommended textbooks:
Blaha Z. S., Jindřichovská I.: Opce, swapy a futures: deriváty finančního trhu, Management Press, 1994.
Jílek J.: Termínové a opční obchody, Grada Publishing, 1995.
Description: The objective of the course is to provide basic and medium-level grounding in theoretical background and practical functioning of selected segments of financial markets, namely the futures and option markets. The stress is laid primarily on understanding the role of these instruments in managing financial risks and in speculative, hedging and arbitrage trading strategies. The attendants are recommended to take on the course Financial Markets Instruments II which is lectured in the summer semester.




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