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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

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Financial Instruments and Markets
UoS Code FINC6016
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment 2x mid-term exams (2x15%), assignment (20%), and final exam (50%)
Description This unit provides students with an introduction to Australian financial markets and an evaluation of the institutions, instruments and participants involved in the industry. The main markets evaluated include the equity, money, bond, futures, options, and foreign exchange markets. The relationship between the economic environment and these markets is examined.