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AFC2240 - Equities and investment analysis

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr John Flaherty


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Topics include the Australian managed funds industry, fund managers, their products and prices, investor behaviour in theory and in practice, portfolio theory and practice, characteristics and comparative performance of major asset classes with major emphasis on shares, economic weighting determinants, impact of other markets, asset allocation and stock selection, risk management for portfolios and securities, survey of 'styles' of prominent Australian fund managers.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Option 1: Assignment: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%
Option 2: Examination (3 hours): 100%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week


AFC1100 or AFC2100