The course focuses on portfolio approach to the selection of financial assets and investment in financial assets. It is intended to enable students understand how to effectively participate in the capital market by utilizing the mass of data available in the financial market institutions (evolution, structure, legislation. functions and problems); the Nigerian Stock Exchange. the Abuja Commodity Exchange. Other topics covered in the course include portfolio price; CAPM for evaluating portfolio performance; expected return on portfolio; risk measurements; two-assets case; N-assets case; efficient market risks; the optimal portfolio; risk and tinting of return; risk adjustment; participation by students in the models for evaluating portfolios in the Nigerian capital market.

Level of Study: 400 Level