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25853 Computational Methods and Model Implementation

Requisite(s): 25849 Financial Risk Management AND 25850 Credit Risk AND 25857c Interest Rate Modelling
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These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This subject develops skills to solve computational problems arising in quantitative finance. It investigates solutions for risk management, derivatives pricing, equity and yield curve analysis, focusing on model implementation and calibration to market data. Models are implemented on a Microsoft Excel platform (including Visual Basic) and in C++.

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