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MAF202 - Money and Capital Markets

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Jain (Trimester 1), D Doan (Trimester 2)

Prerequisite:

MAA104 or MAF101

Corequisite:

For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from T1 2016: MAA103, MAE101, MAF101, MIS171, MLC101, MMK101, MMM132, MWL101.

Incompatible with:

MAF101 (2001 version only), MAF702

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

Topics addressed in this unit include: the operation and structure of a modern financial system; direct and intermediated finance; interest rate determination and yield curve analysis; financial institutions; prudential supervision; equity markets; sources and types of short-term, medium-term and longer-term debt finance; financial instrument pricing; the foreign exchange market; off shore-funding in the international markets; and an introduction to the derivatives markets.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (group of 2-3 students) – Written assignment 2000-2500 words 20%,

Assessment 2 (online x 2, 10% each) – Tests 20%,

Examination 2 hours 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

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