Electronic Securities Trading

Type of CourseLecture and exercise course
TermSummer term 2015

Friday, 14:15-15:45, single: 08.05.2015
Room: MZG/Blauer - WiSoRZ MZG 6.111
Friday, 14:15-15:45, single: 10.07.2015
Room: MZG/Blauer - WiSoRZ MZG 6.111
Friday, 14:15-15:45, single: 19.06.2015
Room: MZG/Blauer - WiSoRZ MZG 6.111
Thursday, 12:15-13:45, weekly: 23.04.2015 to 16.07.2015
Room: ZHG - ZHG002
Wednesday, 18:15-19:45, weekly: 15.04.2015 to 15.07.2015
Room: ZHG - ZHG003

Wednesday, 18:15-19:45, Exam: 05.08.2015
Room: ZHG - ZHG009

Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Weinrich, Timo, M.Sc.
Eickhoff, Matthias, Dr.

Course Language: German

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the conceptual and theoretical foundations of (electronic) securities trading and trading-related decisions.
  • To understand market models, market structure design and trading processes in securities trading.
  • To interpret, determine and understand different concepts for assessing the market quality e.g. market efficiency, latency and transaction costs.
  • To understand brokerage services and related business value.

Course content at a glance:

  • Market microstructure und structural features in securities trading
  • Market models
  • Trading processes and -phases
  • Market quality assessment on the basis of market efficiency, latency and transaction costs
  • Market participants and brokerage services

Examination: Witten examination (90 minutes)

Examination requirements:

Demonstration of the knowledge of theoretical foundations and function of the electronic securities trading that and the achieving of the learning objectives.

Prior knowledge recommended: "Introduction to Finance"