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MAF702 - Financial Markets

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 (B) or trimester 2 (B, X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

A Ahsan (Trimester 1), M D'Rosario (Trimester 2)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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

Assessment

Test (Online) 10%, Written Assignment (Group/3-4 Students) 3500 words 30%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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