This subject examines the construction, management and protection of an investment fund in the contemporary financial environment. Students will apply their learning from previous finance subjects to the process of managing an international portfolio comprising both financial and real assets. Students will also examine institutional aspects of the managed fund sector in Australia.
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The process of portfolio management.
Setting portfolio objectives.
Application of diversification theory.
Incorporating real assets into a portfolio.
Equity and debt selection and security screening.
Rebalancing equity and debt portfolios.
Benchmarking investment portfolios.
Hedging of portfolio comprised of equities.
Hedging of portfolio comprised of debt securities.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of FIN370 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.