Checking date: 04/04/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Introduction to Financial Markets
Study: Master in Computer Technologies Applied to the Financial Sector (313)

Coordinating teacher: MORENO MUÑOZ, JESUS DAVID

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
GENERAL COMPETENCES - Having knowledge useful for researching - Having abilities to solve complex problems - Getting ethical behavior - Understanding the basic topics about Financial Markets - Understand the risk measures and diversification process - Having knowledge of different agents in financial markets
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1- Introduction to Financial Markets 2- Portfolio Theory 3- Asset Pricing Models 4- Efficiency Hypothesis and several puzzles in financial markets 5- Derivatives 6- Debt Policies and dividend policies in companies 7- Cycle life for a financial transaction.
Learning activities and methodology
- Case discussion in the classroom - Written exercises - Specific e-learning activities - The theoretical contents are presented using Power Point slides by the faculty. - Empirical exercises with computer.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Bodie, Z., Kane, A. and Marcus, A. J. . Investments. McGraw Hill .

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.