Bond Markets - FSS 2017

This course was previously named Investments II. It focusses on bond markets.


Prof. Dr. Erik Theissen



Professor Theissen is scheduled to be back in office after the Easter break. Therefore, the course Bond Markets (FIN 601) will resume on April 24 (the Monday immediately after the Easter break).

The rooms for the course have changed. The new schedule is as follows:

Monday, 10:15 - 11:45 in room SN169 (starting April 24)

Monday, 17:15-18:45 in room SN 169 (starting April 24)

Thursday, 17:15 - 18:45 in room M 003 (April 27 only!!!)

Thursday, 17:15 - 18:45 in room SN 169 (starting May 4)


We will inform you in case there are any changes to the new schedule.


Exam: TBA

Course material:

Course material (slides, poblem sets) is available on Ilias. Please register for the course.

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!

Target Audience:

  • Master Students (recommended prerequisite: FIN500 - Investments I)


  • Bodie, Z., A. Kane and A. Marcus (2009): Investments, 8th edition, McGraw Hill, chapters 14-16.
  • Fabozzi, F. (2010): Bond Markets, Analysis and Strategies, 7th edition, Pearson.
  • Sundaresan, S. (2009): Fixed Income Markets and their Derivatives, 3rd edition, Academic Press.
  • Veronesi, P. (2010): Fixed Income Securities, Wiley.