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FINC71-604: Capital Markets

Description

An introduction to the nature and function of financial markets and institutions. The emphasis of this subject is on understanding how markets work, how instruments are priced and how they are traded. The evolution of financial institutions both in Australia and internationally, their roles and response to regulations and deregulation are also explored.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeFINC71-604
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,290
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,570

Learning outcomes

1. Describe the key concepts and theorems of capital markets, institutions and securities including equity, fixed income securities and derivative products.
2. Apply advanced knowledge of financial markets and securities to critically analyse risk management and performance in financial institutions.
3. Apply the techniques covered in this subject including value at risk and optimal hedging strategies with derivative products to conduct risk analysis in the global financial markets to the benefit of relevant stakeholders.
4. Produce a clear and concise written report that provides clear analysis and recommendations regarding an advanced issue of risk management in a financial institution.
5. Demonstrate the ability to work in a team to produce a professional report regarding an advanced issue of risk management in a financial institution.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020