Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2019/2020

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of the course students will be able to understand and apply the main financial principles and concepts: they will understand why and how financial intermediation exists, how the basics of mathematical finance should be applied in the evaluation of financing contracts and financial instruments; how to invest in a portfolio, taking into account both expected returns and risks; how the monetary policy is related to what they learn in this course and how to interpret the current issues on financial markets.


It's a typical financial markets, instruments and intermediaries course, addressing the following main topics:

  • principles of finance
  • financial equivalence
  • banking services
  • mortgage evaluations and amortization
  • principles of valuation
  • basic financial instruments and their pricings
  • uncertainty and risk measures
  • risk and return relation in financial markets
  • capital asset pricing model
  • investment portfolios and performances



Principles of Finance with Excel - 2nd or 3rd Edition (Oxford University Press)

Teacher Handouts

Metodi didattici

Theory and practice (with excel) are continuously alternated during classes.

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

The final Exam will be in the Lab, on an Excel file, in which the students will find both exercises and theoretical questions.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Excel in the Lab and Powerpoint presentations.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Fabrizio Palmucci