This question counts for 20 marks and should
approximately 500 words.
Critically analyse the valuation process for
1. Introduction to equity markets.
2. Valuation techniques for equity securities.
3. Limitations of these valuation techniques.
This question is to be answered by the group
as a whole. The question counts for 20 marks
and should comprise approximately 1,000 words.
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of
England is expected to raise interest rates in
the near future. Given what you know about
fixed-income security valuation, discuss how
this might affect bond prices.
In addition, discuss the reasons why companies
would prefer to issue debt to raise funds
rather than issue further equity. uggested
Impact of rising interest rates.
Source: Rutterford and Davison (Chapters 3 & 4)