FINS5545 Financial Market Data Literacy

6 Units of Credit

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This course deals with implications of technological advances on current and future state of financial industry. The intention is to trigger a disruptive and innovative thinking process and to enforce the notion that recent structural changes across the financial industry provide spectrum of valuable internal and external opportunities. It introduces computational finance and banking technology using the open source programming language of python in the context of finance theory and applications. Case studies to be explored include digital currency (Bitcoin), settlements (Blockchain), hedging, trading and financial advisory.