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Financial Markets and Institutions

Introduction

Financial markets evolve from interactions of the market participants within the boundaries of market institutions. The objective of this course is to provide an in-depth overview of how financial markets work and they are used by the different participants: Corporations and governments seeking to raise funds supplied by private and institutional investors in search of return on savings. Understanding the mechanisms by which securities are traded and implications of efficient and liquid markets for bonds, stocks, foreign exchange, and derivatives, are key learning objectives. 

Course content

  1. Introduction to financial markets
  2. Interest Rate Detemination and Security Valuation
  3. Bond and Mortgage Markets
  4. Stock and Foreign Exchange Markets
  5. Derivative Securities Markets
  6. Financial Institution Risk Management

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