422 Financial Markets

Finance

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Pre-requisites: FIN 220

Requisite To: None

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Course Description

This course is an advanced-level course designed to provide the student with a conceptual understanding of how financial markets work, how they are structured, how prices and yields are determined and provide insight into the many different types of risks that exist in financial markets. The student should already have knowledge of basic managerial finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and money and banking (including monetary theory). The material covered in the course is theoretical, descriptive and applied.

Course Learning Objectives (CLOs)
  • 1. understand the structure and operation of global financial markets.
  • 2. understand the various factors that affect the operations of financial markets.
  • 3. recognize the key characteristics of equity, fixed-income and derivatives markets.
  • 4. understand the fundamentals as well as the determinants of interest rates
  • 5. be able to recognize and evaluate the risks that exist in financial markets.
  • 6. have knowledge of the international aspects of financial markets.
  • 7. be able to analyze and solve financial problems.
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