FIN530 Money and Capital Markets (8)
CSU Discipline Area: Economics and Finance (ECFIN)
This subject examines the nature and operation of financial institutions and markets in Australia and the economics of the financial system in which they operate. A wide range of financial institutions, markets and securities are examined in detail, together with such concepts as financial intermediation, financial flows, interest rate determination and money supply formation. Emphasis is placed on contemporary issues in our financial system.
+ Subject Availability Modes and Locations
|Internal||Economic and Finance Institute||Session 2|
|Internal||CSU Study Centre Sydney|
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: FIN530
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Postgraduate students only
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to explain the nature and operation of Australia's financial institutions and markets;
- be able to explain the causes of change in financial conditions;
- be able to apply analytic skills to the interpretation of developments and changes in financial markets;
- be able to explain and evaluate the role and impact of Government policy on the financial system.
The subject will cover the following topics:
Organisation and structure of financial markets
Current Issues - The Global Financial Crisis
Corporate debt markets
Government debt markets
Interest rate determination
Term and risk structure of interest rates
Exchange rate determination
The information contained in the 2013 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 25 February 2013. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.