Fixed Income Securities Lecture Notes Pdf
Download Fixed Income Securities Lecture Notes Pdf book free online – from Fixed Income Securities Lecture Notes Pdf book; This note explores key concepts in understanding fixed income instruments. This note will comprehensively cover topics related to fixed income instruments, including nominal yields, effective yields, yield to maturity, spot rates, forward rates, present value, future value, mortgage payments, term structure of interest rates, bond price sensitivity to interest rate
This course explores key concepts in understanding fixed income instruments. It especially develops tools for valuing and modeling risk exposures of fixed income securities and their derivatives. To make the material broadly accessible, concepts are, whenever possible, explained through hands-on applications and examples rather than through advanced mathematics. Never-the-less, the course is quantitative and it requires good background in finance and statistical analysis as well as adequate analytical skills.
Fixed income is important and relevant in the financial economic domain. For one, much of the most successful and unsuccessful investment strategies implemented by highly qualified managed funds have involved fixed income instruments. Domestically and internationally, pension and mutual funds, among others, have largely been specializing in bond investing. Moreover, effective risk management is essential in the uncertain business environment in which interest rate and credit quality fluctuate often abruptly. Such uncertainties invoke the use of fixed income derivatives.