FIN3712 Money and Capital Markets


FIN2700 Money, Banking, and Financial Markets OR ECO3713 Economics of Money and Banking

Course Description

The course introduces the structural characteristics of the money and capital markets such as the operations, regulations, management, instruments, market participants, and their roles in the financial environment. Topics include how the intermediaries facilitate the flow of funds and how interest rates change with the market conditions.

Class Material

Course Syllabus

Chapter 1 - Functions and Roles of the Financial Systems in the Global Economy

Chapter 2 - Financial Assets, Money, Financial Transactions, and Financial Institutions

Chapter 3 - The Financial Information Marketplace

Chapter 4 - The Future of the Financial Systems and the Money and Capital Markets

Chapter 5 - The Determinants of Interest Rates

Chapter 6 - Measuring and Calculating Interest Rates and Financial Asset Prices

Chapter 7 - Inflation and Deflation, Yield Curves, Duration and its impacts on Interest rates and Asset Prices

Chapter 8 - The Risk Structure of Interest Rates

Chapter 10 - Introduction to the Money Markets

Chapter 11 - Commercial Banks, Major Corporations in the Money markets

Chapter 20 - The Market for Corporate Stocks

Chapter 14 - The Commercial Banking Industry: Structure, Products and Management

Chapter 15 - Non-bank Thrift Institutions: Savings and Loans, Saving Banks, Credit Unions, and Money market Funds

Chapter 16 - Mutual Funds, Insurance Companies, Investment Banks, and other Financial Firms

Chapter 17 - Regulation of the Financial Institutions Sector

Chapter 18 - Federal, State, and Local Governments Operating in the Financial Markets

Chapter 12 - Roles and Services of the Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks around the World

Chapter 19 - Business Borrowing: Corporate bonds, bank loans and other forms of debts

Chapter 21 - Consumer lending and borrowing

Chapter 22 - The Residential Mortgage Market

Chapter 23 - International Transactions and Currency

Chapter 24 - International Banking