ECON-3635 Financial Theory for Economists

This course is targeted to categorize the main existing financial instruments, their valuation and involved markets and analyze the way these instruments are used to create portfolios and diversify risks. It presents an introduction to the regulations concerning financial assets valuation in Colombia. The student will analyze and discuss about different types of financial instruments and their trading markets, risk management in light of the instruments and markets surveyed to make investment decisions or set out optimal short and long-term hedges, and the main issues related to financial regulations in Colombia.