114-0533/01 – International Financial Markets and Institutions (IFMI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of EconomicsCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Karel Hlaváček, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Karel Hlaváček, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year3Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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HLA31 Ing. Karel Hlaváček, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Characterise principles of financial system and to differentiate functions of individual parts. Develop understanding between domestic and international financial markets. Present the main instruments traded in international markets. Interpret the status and functions of the various actors in the financial markets (financial institutions, governments, central banks) and the impacts of their activities on the markets. To analyze the diversity of the world interdependence and rapid change.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

This course covers financial markets and institutions on both an international and a domestic basis. Topics covered include organization of international financial markets, central banking practices, regulatory environment, international investments, foreign exchange market, global equity and debt markets, international listing of equities, and an in-depth discussion of both depository and non-depository institutions, international mergers and acquisitions and special topics in emerging financial markets. The course concludes with the benefits of global diversification in investment strategies.

Compulsory literature:

SOLNIK, Bruno a McLEAVY, Dennis. Global investments. 6th ed. Boston: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009. The Prentice Hall series in finance. ISBN 978-0-321-55212-9. MISHKIN, Frederic S. The economics of money, banking, & financial markets. 9th ed. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2010. The Addison-Wesley series in economics. ISBN 978-0-321-59988-9.

Recommended literature:

VALDEZ, Stephen. An Introduction to Global Finacial Markets. 5th ed., Palgrave Macmillan 2007. ISBN 978-0230006355.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to international financial markets. 2. International financial institutions and financial system 3. Central banking and regulativ of financial markets 4. Globalisation of financial markets and international banking. 5. Money and credit markets. 6. Bond markets. 7. Commercial and Investment Banking 8. International stock markets. 9. International portfolio investments. 10. Foreign direct investments. 11. Foreign exchange marktes. 12. Financial crises.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
        Examination Examination 55  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: not specified

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