Capital Markets

Course Introduction

This course deals with how financial markets and basic instruments work focusing on bond, stock and derivatives markets. We will cover the principles of valuation and investments including the relationship between risk and return. In addition, different ways of measuring and hedging risk will be introduced. Lectures are complemented by group work on typical problems within capital markets.

Course Lecturer

Ken L. Bechmann is a Professor of Corporate Finance at the Copenhagen Business School. He has written more than 50 research articles within corporate finance/capital markets including publications in prestigious international journals such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, and Journal of Empirical Finance. His current teaching and research is mostly related to corporate finance and capital markets, and he is frequently used as a consultant and expert by the media, by several Danish ministries like the Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs, by the Danish FSA, and in court cases. Finally, he is the executive editor for the leading Danish finance journal, Finans/Invest.

Note: All information is accurate for the 2019-2021 academic year and is subject to change for future classes