42119 Financial & Monetary Markets

Course Description

This course introduces students to the definition financial and monetary markets as a basic component of financial systems. Its variations, organizational structure, foreign exchange market, spot versus forward and nominal versus real; the balance of payments and the exchange rate.

Theories and evidence of foreign exchange determination, the international monetary system, the Eurocurrency and Euro bond markets, international debts crisis, direct foreign investment, portfolio investment.

Learning Objective

  • prepare students for successful interaction with financial markets and institutions. Focus will be placed on the behavior of major financial institutions and their role in the intermediation process as suppliers of funds as well as the form and function of specific financial markets.



Books for this Course

  • Bond and Money Markets: Strategy, Trading, Analysis, by Moorad Choudhry (Author)

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite