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.
|Faculty||Bond Business School|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Describe the key concepts and theorems of capital markets, institutions and securities including equity, fixed income securities and derivative products.
2. Apply knowledge of financial markets and securities to critically analyse risk management and performance in financial institutions.
3. Apply value at risk techniques 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.
Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.