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Week 3: Introduction

In this introductory video, Dr Hong Bo from SOAS introduces the main topics from this week: derivatives.

In this brief introduction to Week 3 of the course, Lead Educator Dr Hong Bo outlines the main topics we will cover: derivatives, and two specific representative financial derivatives, namely futures and options.

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