Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Economics Economics Day Course
Lecture Code G6155001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別講義(資本市場の役割と証券投資)
Subject Name
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Special Lectures(Investment and Asset Mnagement)
スズキ ヨシヒサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon5-8:ECON B257
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Economics
Eligible Students Sophomore and above.
Keywords Security markets, capital markets, investment, stock, bond, portfolio.,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The main emphasis of the class is on the role of capital markets in economy with current economic issues.  It also shows how to use economic informations in investment decision making. 
Class Schedule 1. How to collect useful economic informations
2. Security markets and their role
3. Bond markets and their role
4. Capital markets in global economies
5. Foreign exchange markets
6. Behavioral finance and investment
7. Risk and return of investments and portfolio analisys
8. Cumulative investment
9. Mutual funds
10. Life planning and asset formation
11. Public pension system
12. Defined contribution pension plan
13. Construct DC portfolio
14. Money planing
15.Industrial analysis

Final exam in class and several reports are mandatory. 
Lecture notes may be downloaded from Moodle. 
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Lecture notes, Power Point materials 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
The syllabus will be distributed in the first meeting
Requirements Please note that you are supposed to look into the definitions and the meanings of the terms and concepts you encounter in the classroom by yourself. 
Grading Method Final Exam:100%. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Every lecture is done by researchers and stuff members of Nomura Securities. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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