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Unit of Study FINC2001 - Financial Risk Management (2021)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Evaluate risks associated with financial asset ownership

Explain the characteristics of financial derivative securities and markets

Price financial derivatives using appropriate models

Implement risk management and trading strategies using financial derivatives

Discuss the techniques available to reduce financial risk associated with trading and operating commercially in an international environment

Explain the value of financial risk management in the current economic environment.

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