Investment Mathematics, concepts and markets
Dr. Abimbola Adedeji
The aim of this module is to teach students a wide range of techniques of valuation of different debt instruments and securities. Students will also learn the technique of valuation of consumer credit and the meaning of investment statistics that are usually published in the Financial Times and other similar publications.
Students who complete the module successfully should be able to:
(a) apply the concepts that are widely used in investment markets;
(b) interpret investment statistics that are usually published in the Financial Times and value gilt edged securities;
(c) value index-linked bonds;
(d) value corporate debt instruments and securities with allowance for income tax and capital gains tax;
(e) value corporate debt instruments and securities with or without sinking fund provision and with or without call provision; and
(f) value consumer credit.