This subject introduces the sharemarket and equity as an asset class. How shares are traded and the sectors of the Australian sharemarket are examined including industrial, resources and mi-small capitalised companies. Shares as an investment will be assessed including the economic factors that influence the equity markets and the sharemarket research available, with a view to formulating an investment recommendation. In addition, students will gain an understanding of other products traded on the Australian Securities Exchange.
This subject contributes to the financial markets major.