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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||School of Business|
This subject provides an overview of the financial system including financial institutions and markets, the banking sector and non-bank financial institutions. It is essential that students seeking work within a business context understand the nature and operation of financial institutions and markets and are aware of the changing range of financial products, their application and their pricing. Topics covered will include: the role of the financial system, funds management and systems, the money market, the bond market, equity capital and the share market, financial futures, foreign exchange and offshore capital markets, and an introduction to interest rate risk management.
|Prerequisites:||BU1003 OR EC1005|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Aug-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||<Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (30%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Each student must achieve an overall total of 40% or greater for all invigilated assessment.|
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