The course aims at giving a big picture of the world of finance.
The course consists of two modules: concept and valuation.
The concept part is supposed to give basic understanding of market instruments.
The valuation part is supposed to give further insight by looking at practical examples.
The first asset class we will look at is fixed income.
Downloading and launching python and idle.
Introduction to object oriented programming: class, constructor, object, attribute, methods.
Loan valuation: present value, future value and discount factor.