MFIN 523 Financial Risk Management Select Term:
This course serves as a follow-up for the course titled Derivative Securities. The main emphasis is on how derivative securities are used against common risk factors such as interest rates, exchange rates and credit risk. In addition to hedging strategies to be created by any of the derivative securities, various other trading strategies involving options (spreads and combinations) are presented. Topics such as delta-hedging and portfolio insurance are also covered.