Financial Institutions & Instruments

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Financial Institutions & Instruments



Course Description

This course focuses on the role of financial markets and financial institutions in facilitating the flow of funds to finance investments by corporations, governments and individuals.

There are three main emphases: to understand the functions of the financial institutions, to appreciate the workings of financial markets and to present the instruments traded in the financial markets. Six key markets – that of deposits, credit, bond, money market, equities and foreign exchange – will be examined in detail.