School Of Business

Investment ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200057.3

Discipline: ECONOMICS

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
200488 - Corporate Financial Management

About this Unit
This unit describes the theory and practice of investment decision making. The general objective of the unit is to introduce students to the tools of financial decision making by providing a conceptual framework within which the key financial decision of investment can be analysed. The objectives of this unit are as follows: To provide an overview of the theory of investing in Australian Financial Markets: Equity Markets in Australia, Stock Exchange Trading, Taxation, Australian Debt Markets: Money and Bond Markets. International Investment Environment Foreign Exchange, Equity Debt and Property Market; To apply theoretical concepts of investing to practical applications; Evaluate Asset Allocation, Security selection and Security analysis in Australian Derivatives Markets, International Derivatives Market; Describe Equity Valuation Models, Macro and Industry Analysis of Share Markets; Futures and Forward Contracts. Characteristics of futures/forwards; Analyse Qualitative and Quantitative Stock Selection; Be knowledgeable about Investor Preferences and Passive and Active Portfolio Management; Describe the risk-return trade-off and know the meaning of efficient markets.

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