Financial Markets and Institutions - FINS5512

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Banking and Finance

Course Outline: FINS5512 Course outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite or Corequisite: ACCT5906 or ECON5103 or enrolment in program 9273 or program 5273 or program 7273 or program 8007 or program 8413

Excluded: COMM0022

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Serves as an introductory course. Focuses on major financial markets, including the equity, money, bond, exchange rate and derivatives markets. The basics of financial instruments in these markets, such as bank bills, treasury bonds, futures and options are taught. Exposure to the tools of analyses and the roles and innovations of major financial institutions, eg the banks and non-banks, such as finance companies, building societies and credit unions, life and insurance companies and funds management companies.
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