Assignment Purposes/Learning Outcomes:
LO 1. Identify and explain the concept of Investment and Financial markets. (Lo1.1)
Assignment Question(s): (Marks 5)
Q-1. Highlight the difference between financial and real assets. Explain the major categories of financial information that are available to investors.
( 2 Marks )
Q-2. Explain the functions of the financial markets and highlight the role that the investment banker plays in the distribution of securities. (1.5 Marks )
Q-3. Explain the phases of the industry life cycle and relate dividend policy to the life cycle.
( 1.5 Marks )