Università di Napoli Federico II

Derivatives

This course is part of Financial Markets Specialization

Taught in English

Giuliano Curatola

Instructor: Giuliano Curatola

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Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Evaluate the effect of investment strategies on the risk and return of a portfolio

  • Evaluate different uses of financial derivatives (e.g., hedging, speculation)

  • Evaluate different pricing models to calculate the price of the various financial instruments

  • Develop and employ theoretical asset pricing models to price these derivative instruments

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March 2024

Assessments

9 assignments

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

By the end of this week you will learn: fixing some notation; describe the pay-off structure of financial assets; evaluate possible usages of derivatives (hedging, speculation).

What's included

12 videos11 readings2 assignments

By the end of this week, you will understand the replication of a payoff function, state prices and risk neutral probabilities. Additionally, you will learn how to compute option prices in discrete time models.

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8 videos10 readings3 assignments

By the end of this week, you will learn about stochastic processes and Itô's lemma, financial markets in continuous time, and option pricing in continuous time.

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5 videos8 readings2 assignments

By the end of this week, you will learn how to compute the price of fixed income products.

What's included

8 videos9 readings1 assignment

At the end of this week, you will learn numerical computation of option prices.

What's included

7 videos10 readings1 assignment

Instructor

Giuliano Curatola
Università di Napoli Federico II
1 Course22 learners

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