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Investment Management - ACST771

This unit will focus on investment from an actuarial practitioner's perspective. Topics include: asset classes and their characteristics; Australian shares; overseas shares; property; fixed interest and 'other' strategic and tactical asset allocation; stochastic asset liability modelling; investment mandates; investment management styles; investment performance measurement; risk management and control; and formulation of investment policy for financial institutions, taking into account the nature of their liabilities.

This unit provide students with essential investment knowledge from an actuarial practitioner's perspective that develop the concepts and skills necessary for advanced research in actuarial studies.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Actuarial Staff

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ACST404, ACST871
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies

Faculty of Business and Economics

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