Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Management en Communicatie
campus Meistraat
Meistraat 5 - 2000 Antwerpen
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ICBM: Financial Markets28556/1672/1920/1/59
Study guide

ICBM: Financial Markets

28556/1672/1920/1/59
Academic year 2019-20
Is found in:
  • International programmes Management and Communication, programme stage 2
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Teaching staff: El Majdoub Said
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2019 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: This course unit is eligible for compensation according to the compensated fail criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Short description

This course aims to provide with

- a comprehensive introduction of the main aspects and topics related to global financial markets and its participants
- a fundamental understanding of the key drivers, features and developments in global financial markets

Educational organisation (text)

Class room lectures

Course content

Introduction
Chapter I – Banking and financial institutions: including role of Central Banks
Chapter II – Global financial markets: money market, capital market, bond market, stock exchanges
Chapter III – Foreign exchange markets
Chapter IV – Options and derivative markets: futures, forwards, swaps
Chapter V – Trends and actual topics in global financial markets

A comprehensive introduction of the main aspects and topics related to global financial markets and its participants

A fundamental understanding of the key drivers, features and developments in global financial markets: capital markets, money markets, bond markets, stock markets, foreign exchange markets including the different financial derivatives markets

Study material (text): Mandatory

Costs for this course are limited, mainly the costs for (own) printing or copies.

PowerPoint presentations (incl. examples/exercises) will be made available on AP's intranet.

Recommended textbook: the handbook referenced hereafter is used as a background and support for this course: "Valdez. S., Molyneux, Ph. (2016). An introduction to global financial markets, Palgrave Macmillan, 8th edition (518 pages)"

Evaluation (text)

Written examination (120 minutes)