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Trading and Dealing in Security Markets - FINC3014

Year - 2018

This unit is concerned with the processes which turn orders into trades in securities markets, and the forces which mould and affect both order flow and order execution. The unit provides an introduction to some fundamental ideas about market design and structure. At the end of the unit, students should be able to understand (1) how the international markets for foreign exchange, swaps, bonds and equities are organised, (2) how trading is conducted in these markets and how these transactions are cleared, (3) how the markets are regulated, if they are supervised and what risks different counterparties face in these markets. The unit aims to equip students to independently analyse international investment and financing alternatives and to estimate expected returns and costs taking into account liquidity risk, price volatility and credit risk.

Classes
1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Assessment
tutorial participation (10%), mid-semester exam (20%), trading assignment (20%), final exam (50%)

Pre-requisites

FINC2012

Prohibitions

FINC3004

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Finance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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