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Course code

AMFI700

Level

7

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To enable students to gain an understanding of personal, financial and investment risks and the tools available for managing these risks.

Learning outcomes

Differentiate between risk and uncertainty and their role in financial planning decisions

Evaluate insurance product design and pricing in New Zealand

Evaluate different approaches to measuring and managing financial risks

Differentiate between speculation, hedging and arbitrage

Critically analyse the use of different types of derivative in financial risk management.