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AFC3340 - Options, financial futures and other derivatives

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Binh Do


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Topics include institutional aspects of how financial derivatives markets operate, use of and factors affecting the price of options in equity, currency and interest rate markets, the pricing of and uses of futures, forward contracts and swaps, new financial derivative instruments in Australia.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written (2000 words): 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%

Contact hours

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


AFC2140 or AFC2240