The course explores the nature and role of financial markets and institutions in the allocation of resources. The course pays particular attention to the emergence of derivative markets, analyzing the conceptual bases of the new instruments, including their pricing and trading strategies, as well as how financial entities use them in risk management. Also we study the Cryptocurrencies markets and its derivatives.
Financial and Digital markets, Options, BS Model Greeks, Volatility Smile, Cryptocurrencies, Swaps, CDS, VaR,
class0, class1, class2, class3
Problem set: PS1
Reading List: 1) Death Derivatives 2) Facebook 3) Monero
Options, Futures and Other Derivatives, John C. Hull. Prentice Hall. 9edt. 2014
A1 and Term paper, each 50% of final grade