Evaluate investment criteria and apply research in a practical scenario.
Identify ways in which the international economic environment affects the capital markets, and appreciate the role of macroeconomic policy.
Develop understanding of financial market reporting in the media through the study of the financial press, journals and other reporting media.
Appreciate the applicability of portfolio theory to investment decisions and critically evaluate its conceptual foundations.
Understand the role that derivatives play in risk management and their overall importance in global financial transactions.