# SMU MBA ASSIGNMENTS

## MF0010 & SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

ASSIGNMENT

DRIVE: SUMMER 2014

PROGRAM: MBADS (SEM 3/SEM 5)

MBAFLEX/ MBA (SEM 3): PGDFMN (SEM 1)

SUBJECT CODE & NAME: MF0010 & SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

BK ID: B1754

CREDIT: 4 MARKS 60

Q.No Criteria Marks Total Marks

1.Financial markets bring the providers and users in direct contact without any intermediary. Financial markets permits the businesses and governments to raise the funds needed by sale of securities. Describe the money market/capital market — features and its composition.

A

Money market- features and composition

Capital market-features and composition

2.Risk is the likelihood that your investment will either earn money or lose money. Explain the factors that affect risk.

Mr. Rahul invests in equity shares of Wipro. Its anticipated returns and associated probabilities are given below:

 Return -15 -10 5 10 15 20 30 Probability 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.25 0.3 0.1 0.05

You are required to calculate the expected ROR and risk in terms of standard deviation.

A

Explanation of all the 4 factors that affect risk

Calculation of expected ROR and risk in terms of standard deviation

3.Explain the business cycle and leading coincidental & lagging indicators. Analyse the issues in fundamental analysis.

A

Explanation of business cycle-leading coincidental and lagging indicators

Analysis and explanation of the issues in fundamental analysis all the four points

4.Discuss the implications of EMH for security analysis and portfolio management.

A

Implications for active and passive investment

Implications for investors and companies

5.Explain about the interest rate risk and the two components in it.

An investor is considering the purchase of a share of XYZ Ltd. If his required rate of return is 10%, the year-end expected dividend is Rs. 5 and year-end price is expected to be Rs. 24, Compute the value of the share.

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Introduction of interest rate risk

Explanation of two components of interest rate risk

Calculation of value of the share

6.Elucidate the risk and returns of foreign investing. Analyse international listing.

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Explanation of all the points in risks and returns from foreign investing

Introduction of international listing