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FIN B389

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FINANCIAL MARKETS

FIN B389

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FINANCIAL MARKETS

Course Start Date
Aut 2022
Course Level
Higher
Length in Terms
1 terms
Credits
5
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
6,600
Future Terms
Aut 23
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2022
Higher1 terms5
English
6,600
Aut 23

Course Coordinator: Dr Agol Ho, BSc (HKU); MSc, MPhil (HKUST); PhD (SUFE)

Course Developer: Bob W H Leung, Consultant

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have already studied ECON A232.

Aims
The course aims to provide learners with essential knowledge of various financial markets. It analyses and interprets relevant problems relating to the development and current issues of the financial markets in Hong Kong.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Financial markets — money and debt markets
  • Financial markets — stock markets
  • Financial markets — markets for derivatives
  • Exchange rates and foreign exchange markets
  • International monetary and financial systems

Learning support
There will be five two-hour tutorials and one two-hour surgery.

Assessment
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
Mishkin, F S and Eakins, S G (2018) Financial Markets and Institutions, 9th edn, Global edn, Pearson Education Limited.