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Introduction to Finance: The Bond Market


Workshop Info

The Bond Market
This workshop will give an overview of the secondary bond market and how investors trade bonds. Entailed in the analysis includes a risk evaluation of the present factors including impacts of interest rate fluctuations, credit rating upgrades and downgrades, and refinancing risk. It will also cover various scenarios analyses to determine factors such as duration and convexity.

January 20 – May 4, 2024
Time for all workshops: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET

The Introduction to Finance Seminar workshops cover various finance related concepts such as Time Value of Money, Stock and Bond Return Analysis, Financial Statement Analysis and Corporate Valuations, as well as an overview of the capital markets. Students are welcome to attend any workshop. The workshops are grouped into 4 main themes of finance as follows:

• Modern Portfolio Analysis
• Capital Markets
• Financial Statement Analysis & Corporate Valuation
• Financial Risk Management

How To Join a Session

Click on the Join a Session button at 11:00 am ET on the day of your desired workshop. Each workshop ends at 12:30 pm ET.