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Fixed Income Securities

Sergey Zhuk

Course Description

The course provides an introduction to fixed income markets and securities. We will start with the discussion of the specific properties of fixed income securities and the institutional details of the most important markets. The main part of the course will be devoted to valuation techniques and risk management. At the end we will talk about certain important classes of fixed income securities, such as repurchase agreements (REPOs) or mortgage-backed securities.


  • Principles of Finance
  • Empirical Finance or similar courses
  • “Options and Derivatives” is also be useful, although it is not a requirement.
Institut für Finanzwirtschaft
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Universität Wien

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