BAF 303 – International Financial Markets and Institutions
BAF 303 – International Financial Markets and Institutions; Weekly hours: 2+0, ECTS: 4
This course aims to help students understand the essence and practical relevance of the basic principles of finance; To know the characteristics and types of different financial instruments; To know the types and characteristics of the financial markets; To know the types and characteristics of different financial institutions. In the last ten years, fundamental, revolutionary changes in the financial markets and institutions have taken place globally. The course content covers the following topics: Introduction to the financial system; Financial Markets; Financial instruments; Financial institutions; Financial Innovation; Financial regulation; Measuring interest rates; Determinants of interest rates; Money Market; Stock market; Bond Market; Market of derivative financial instruments; Institutional structure of financial markets; Commercial banks; Other depository corporations; Non-bank financial institutions; Managing financial institutions.