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Fixed Income Investments (LCI0108)


Description

There are few things cooler than a "Double O" spy agent. Fixed income is one of them. This course will introduce you to the world of fixed income investments, from bankers' acceptances to treasury bills. Learn how government and corporate bonds are priced and the factors that influence price changes.

Institute accredited CE: 1.00

CE Credits: 1.0 Accreditation Number: IAS17143501 CE Credit Type: Professional Development

Content
  • 1. Course Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • 2. Fixed Income Investments
  • Understanding Fixed Income
  • Components of Debt Securities
  • Government Debt
  • Treasury Bills (T-Bills)
  • Canada Savings and Premium Bonds
  • Corporate Bonds
  • Other Bond Features
  • Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)
  • Banker's Acceptance (BA)
  • Commercial Paper
  • 3. Bond Pricing
  • Bond Pricing
  • Bond Prices and Interest Rates
  • Bond volatility, Maturity and Coupon Rates
  • Bond Coupon Rate Vs. Bond Yield
  • Yield Curve
  • Current Yield of a Bond
  • Semi-Annual Coupons
  • Yield to Maturity
  • Final Test
  • Fixed Income Final Test
Completion rules
  • You must complete the test "Fixed Income Final Test"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever