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MAF702 - Financial Markets

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Ahsan

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 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 (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

Assessment 1 (Individual) Financial Markets Simulations, 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) Case Study Report (4000 words) 40%

Examination (2 hours) 50%

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

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