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MAF763 - Financial Intermediation

Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2014

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

S Deb

Prerequisite:

MAF759. Minimum standard expected in the prerequisite is a Distinction.

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit provides a framework for examining the behaviour of firms and financial intermediaries, the pricing of financial instruments and the practice of financial risk management. It provides a unified approach to the modern theoretical and empirical research in financial markets and institutions. In addition there is coverage of the institutional detail including the composition of financial instruments and intermediaries, the nature of the intermediation process and the trends in the development of new instruments for financial risk management.

Assessment

Written Assignment (Group/2-3 Students) 3000-3500 words 20%, Test (In Class) 10%, Presentation (Oral, Group with written summary) 20%, Examination 2 hours 50%

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