FI 414 Financial Markets

Course Objectives

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Course Content

Overview of the International finance System
Taking stock of the situation on capital markets
Derivative markets
Money markets and money markets securities
Repos and Repos rates
Central Banking and the conduct of Monetary Policy
Structure of central banks
Monetary policies: goals & targets, tools
Principles of the Financial markets
The behaviour of the interest rates
Basics of bonds markets trading
Organisation & working on stock markets
Introduction to portfolio Management
Basics of analysis
Derivatives and hedging
Operations on capital
IPOs & procedures
Takeover bids & procedures
FRA & derivatives
SWAP & derivatives

Recommended Text:

Jeff Madura. Financial Markets And Institutions. Thomson South-Western. 2005

Peter D. Spencer. The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets. Oxford University Press. 2000.