Areas of Expertise
- International Financial Markets
- Financial Modelling
This module aims to provide an understanding of how companies and financial institutions can manage risk through the use of financial derivatives and covers the role of hedging and risk management in business organisations. Different types of financial derivative will be introduced and their roles in financial markets in terms of trading and hedging will be covered. Basic pricing theories and techniques will also be covered in this module. This module is sponsored by Admiral Insurance Group (Cardiff) with a module prize.
This module aims to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of recent developments in empirical finance. The module is topical in nature, exposing students to the recent empirical studies and econometric methods employed in the analysis of range of financial issues.