154-0349/01 – Principles of Capital Markets (ZKT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Petr Polák, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2007/2008Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOR21 Ing. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
POL02 Ing. Petr Polák, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The overall aim of this course is to develop students basic understanding of the role and importance of the capital market in facilitating the allocation of funds from investors to business and government. To achieve this aim the course identifies several key objectives of students learning. In short, at the end of this course students should be able to: 1. Identify the role of the money market, securities market, forex market, debt and equities markets, public sector and private sector debt markets. 2.Describe the stock market automated trading and settlement systems 3. Discuss the role of fund managers and other professional investors, both domestically and internationally, in the allocation of funds 4.Calculate the value of simple debt and equity instruments 5. Identify the role of financial intermediaries

Teaching methods



The aim of the course is to get students acquainted with the capital market and its functions and principles. The course is divided into 2 main parts: financial markets and financial institutions.

Compulsory literature:

CECCHETTI Stephen G. and Kermit L. SCHOENHOLTZ. Money, Banking and Financial Markets. 3rd ed. New York. MacGraw-Hill, 2011. p. 673. ISBN 978-0-07-122068-2.

Recommended literature:

Fabozzi, F.J., Modigliani, F., Ferri, M.G.: Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1994. ISBN 0-130328980-X. Madura, J.: Financial Markets and Institutions. Second Edition. St.Paul: West Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN 0-314-87735-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Financial system, financial markets Capital market instruments Money market instruments Financial investment Capital market subjects, stock exchanges, BCPP, RM-S, Central depository Collective investment Derivatives Portfolio theory Stock analyses Czech capital market, regulation of the Czech capital market Global of financial markets Contemporary situation in the global financial markets

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6207) Quantitative Methods in Economics (6207R015) Managerial and Decision Making Methods in Economics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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