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This course aims to develop an understanding of the world of capital markets, investing and trading. The course commences with an introduction and in-depth look into the world of the stock market. Building on this, investment strategies, portfolio building, terminology and portfolio management are covered in detail.
Programme Aims and Objectives
On completion of the programme students should have acquired the skills to:
Identify and understand the key macroeconomic and financial factors, which affect stock prices
Develop the skills necessary to conduct effective research on publicly listed companies
Familiarise students with market terminology and practices
Understand the operation and mechanisms of both stock and derivative markets
Understand and interpret key research data
Develop a fundamental understanding of public companies, from both a technical and financial perspective.
To be awarded the Diploma in Investment &Capital Markets, a student will be required to complete a written assignment (100%).
Davy is Ireland’s leading provider of stockbroking, wealth management and financial advisory services. We offer a broad range of services to private clients, small businesses, corporations and institutional investors based in Ireland and internationally. Employing over 440 people Davy organises its activities around four interrelated business areas – Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Private Clients and Research. As the leading broker in the Irish market, we accounted for over 45 per cent of all dealings in Irish equities on the Irish Stock Exchange last year. Davy is the only Irish based primary dealer in Irish Government Bonds and acts as arranger on most Irish corporate bond issues. We act as broker to 45 companies listed on the Irish Stock Exchange, including 9 of the top 10 and 21 out of the 27 companies listed on the IEX (Ireland’s equivalent of AIM). Davy is responsible for circa 70 per cent of funds raised on the Irish Stock Exchange over the past few years. With circa €6.5 billion of clients’ assets under management we are the leading wealth manager in Ireland and have been consistently recognised by the world’s top names in financial services for the quality of our research and service.
Recent awards include:
No. 1 Equity Research Team, Ireland – Institutional Investor All-Europe Research Team Survey 2011
Top Brokerage for research and equity sales, Ireland – Thomson Reuters Extel Pan-European Survey 2010
Ireland’s leading stockbroker in the Finance Stockbroking Survey 2009 – Davy won a total of 14 categories including half of the dozen awards for equities and the two main economic research awards.