This unit covers various theoretical and applied issues for the international financial markets in which international banks operate in. Topics covered include theories of international banking; internationalisation of banking - US, Japan and Chinese experience; competitiveness strategies; international banking and debt crises; Euro currency markets; financial secrecy and money laundering; and the role of foreign banks in emerging markets.
2 hours of lectures and a 1 hour tutorial per week
mid-term exam (35%); final exam (35%); research project (30%)
BANK2011 or ECOS2004 or FINC2011