International Banking (BANK6005)

UNIT OF STUDY

The major focus of this unit of study is in providing students with an understanding of international banking and finance in the contemporary international financial environment. Due to the dynamic nature of the international banking environment, it is necessary to develop skills to effectively identify and understand the effects of current developments. Firstly, the international banking functions are presented; followed by international trade financing, participation in the interbank foreign exchange and Euro currency markets, international investment banking services, and sovereign lending.Other important topicsinclude: international money laundering, international banking and debt crises, and offshore banking markets.

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Classes

1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr workshop per week

Assessment

mid-term 2.5 hr exam (45%), final 2.5 hr exam (45%), and workshop presentations (10%) OR mid-term 2.5 hr exam (35%), final 2.5 hr exam (35%), research project (20%), and workshop presentations (10%).

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Corequisites

FINC5001

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