2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Financial Instruments and Markets|
|Lectures||1x 3hr seminar per week|
|Assessment||2x mid-term exams (2x15%), assignment (20%), 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. The unit is designed to meet the ASIC \"Generic knowledge\" requirements under Policy Statement 146 for the licensing of Product Advisers (subject to approval). This unit also provides an overview of a number of other units which are offered in the postgraduate program.|