Monash University

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Financial institutions and markets

  • AFC2000
  • Clayton First semester 2013 (Day)
    Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
    Sunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
  • 6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
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The unit provides a broad overview of the functioning of a developed financial system. Coverage includes retail and wholesale payments systems; the roles of deposit-taking institutions; insurance corporations and funds management within the financial system; and their sources and application of funds. The role and function of the main financial markets including the money market, bond market, share market, foreign exchange market and derivatives market. The role and responsibilities of the central bank and prudential supervisor. -- Course Website

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