FIN 601 - Bond Markets


Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen

Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen

Chair Holder
Chair of Finance

    Further Information

  • Time & Venue

    In the spring term 2020, the course FIN 601 is offered as a block seminar on the following dates

    • Friday, February 14, 2020 from 13:45-18:45 (room O151) and Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 9:00-17:00 (room O151)
    • Friday, February 28, 2020 from 13:45-18:45 (room O151) and Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9:00-17:00 (room O151)
    • Friday, March 13, 2020 from 13:45-18:45 (room O151) and Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 9:00-17:00 (room O151)

    We will inform you in case there are any changes to the new schedule. The date of the exam will be announced in due time.

  • Language

    The course is taught in English. All materials and the exam will be in English.

  • Prerequisites & Access

    Target audience of the course are master students. A recommended prerequisite is the course FIN 500 - Investments.

  • Materials

    Course material (slides, poblem sets) is available in the ILIAS group. Please register for the course on Portal2  under the course title “FIN 601 Bond Markets”.

    Please note: 

    • The course material is meant to accompany the course. It is not intended to provide a substitute for attendance in class!
    • The “required readings” are relevant material even if not covered in class!



    • Bodie, Z., A. Kane and A. Marcus (2014): Investments and Portfolio Management, 10th edition, McGraw Hill, Kapitel 1416.
    • Fabozzi, F. (2016): Bond Markets, Analysis and Strategies, 9th edition, Pearson.
    • Sundaresan, S. (2009): Fixed Income Markets and their Derivatives, 3rd edition, Academic Press.
    • Veronesi, P. (2010): Fixed Income Securities, Wiley.