Date and Time4 August 2021 (Wed) 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Activity TitleWhat is a stock warrant?
Form of ActivityDemo lecture, case demonstration, group discussion and quiz
Medium of InstructionCantonese supplemented with English
Description and RundownStock warrant is one of the most popular investment vehicles in the stock market of Hong Kong. However, warrant market is far more obscure and lesser known than common stock market. This leads to a lot of misunderstanding and misconception among the investors.

Stock warrants are investment vehicles similar with “options” and can be modelled by “option pricing theories.” This activity will give a brief overview of stock warrants, demonstrate the practical application of warrants, and share how to make investment decision in warrant market. The activity will cover the following topics:
  • Basic knowledge of stock warrants
  • Determinants of value of stock warrants
  • Uses of stock warrants – Speculation vs Hedging
  • Introduction to Instructor(s)Mr. Ken CHAN
    Senior Lecturer
    Department of Economics and Finance
    Mr Chan has extensive teaching experiences in economics and finance. He worked for many tertiary institutions in Hong Kong such as Lingnan University and HKU. Before joining the teaching profession, he also worked in several banks, primarily in the areas of credit and wealth management.

    Mr. Bosco YIM
    Department of Economics and Finance
    Mr. Yim was a financial market practitioner before joining The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in the areas of treasury, FX trading, investment advisory and wealth management. Mr. Yim holds a Master’s degree in Finance and other professional designations, such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Currently he is teaching Financial Management, Alternative Investments and Trading Room Applications.
    School / DepartmentDepartment of Economics and Finance – School of Business
    Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Financial Analysis

    Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Finance and Banking

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