Derivatives

Accounting, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 13772/2014 - 12/11/2014

4 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP

Lecturer
- Renato Heitor Correia Domingues

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
At the end of the course, students should gain knowledge about markets and derivative products, about selecting the best investment decision and about evaluating the inherent risks and factors that influence the value of derivative products.

Program
1 - CAPITAL MARKET 2 - DERIVATIVE MARKET INSTRUMENTS 3 - FORWARD OR LONG-TERM CONTRACTS.4 - "FUTURES" CONTRACTS AND MARKETS.5 - OPTIONS.6 - STRATEGIES WITH OPTIONS IN INVESTMENT DECISIONS AND SPECULATION. 7 - SWAPS.

Evaluation Methodology
Individual written works. Exam for those students who didn't reach the minimum mark of 10/20.

Bibliography
- Pires, C. (2011). Mercados e Investimentos Financeiros. : Escolar Editora
(2008). Investments. : McGraw-Hill
- Haugen, R. (2000). Modern Investment Theory. : Prentice Hall
- Brealey, R. e Myers, S. (2011). Principles of Corporate Finance. : McGraw-Hill

Method of interaction
Theorical and pratical classes

Software used in class