FIN 601 – Bond Markets


Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen

Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen

Chair Holder
Chair of Finance

Further Information

  • Time & Venue

    • In 2022, the course is delivered during the first half of the semester until April 8th.
      • Please note: This is the regular schedule of this course and is not specific to the Covid-19 situation.
    • Weekly lectures with integrated exercise sessions will be held on Fridays from 12:00h to 17:00h.
    • The lectures take place in O151 and will be streamed live via Zoom. There will be no recording!
    • There will be a Q&A session before the exam.
    • All other information can be found on Ilias. To communicate, I will write messages via Ilias to all registered course participants.
  • 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.
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