finance

Maths for financial markets

Most financial maths courses often only cover discounted cash flows, or require advanced mathematic degrees. This course focuses on the mathematical concepts, theories, and principles that describe financial markets' behaviour and how investors measure risk and return. It is designed to be accessible regardless of your mathematical background. Practical examples support a deeper appreciation of financial maths irrespective of your role.

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What You’ll Learn

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Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Apply a Discounted Cash Flow framework to calculate the price of stocks and bonds as well as amortize loans
  • Calculate yields and returns, both arithmetic and logarithmic, for various financial instruments
  • Use statistics to describe asset price movement, volatility, and their relationship to other variables
  • Apply common mathematical models to the pricing of derivative contracts

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is ideally suited to anyone with no prior financial math knowledge or looking for a refresher in the fundamentals of financial mathematics. The course is designed to approach the topics from a practical perspective, allowing students to apply their knowledge immediately.

Course Content

This course is ideally suited to anyone with no prior financial math knowledge or looking for a refresher in the fundamentals of financial mathematics. The course is designed to approach the topics from a practical perspective, allowing students to apply their knowledge immediately.
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