154-0360/03 – Fundamentals of Financial Markets (ZFT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOR30 Ing. Martina Borovcová, Ph.D.
KOR21 Ing. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
NOV33 Ing. Martina Novotná, Ph.D.
NOV329 Ing. Josef Novotný, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is focused on acquiring basic knowledge of financial markets,i.e. banking, capital markets and insurance. After finishing the course students: -can define basic functions of financial markets, -will be familiar with banking system functioning, -will be able to distinguish banking products, -will understand problems of securities and investment, -will grasp principles of insurance industry.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

The course is focused on acquiring basic knowledge of financial markets. It provides an introduction to banking, capital markets and insurance. After finishing the course students can define basic functions of financial markets, will be familiar with banking system functioning, will be able to distinguish banking products, will understand problems of securities and investment, will grasp principles of insurance industry.

Compulsory literature:

DVOŘÁK, Petr. Komerční bankovnictví pro bankéře a klienty. 3. přeprac.vyd. Praha: Linde, 2005. 581 s. ISBN 80-7201-515-X. DUCHÁČKOVÁ, Eva. Pojištění a pojišťovnictví. 3. aktualiz. vyd.Praha: Ekopress, 2015. 306 s. ISBN 978-80-87865-25-5. VESELÁ, Jitka. Investování na kapitálových trzích. 2. vyd. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2011. 792 s. ISBN 978-80-7357-647-9.

Recommended literature:

CECCHETTI Stephen G. a Kermit L. SCHOENHOLTZ. 3rd ed. Money, Banking, and Financial Markets. New York. MacGraw-Hill, 2011.673 p. ISBN 978-0-07-122068-2. CIPRA, Tomáš. Praktický průvodce finanční a pojistnou matematikou. 3.vyd. Praha: Ekopress. 308 s. 2015. ISBN 978-80-87865-18-7. REJNUŠ, Oldřich. Finanční trhy. 4. aktualiz. a rozšíř. vyd Praha: Grada, 2014. 768 s. ISBN: 978-80-247-3671-6. DUCHÁČKOVÁ, Eva a Jaroslav DAŇHEL. Teorie pojistných trhů. 1.vyd. Praha:Professional Publishing, 2010. 223 s. 978-80-7431-015-7. FABOZZI, Frank J. and Franco MODIGLIANI. Capital Markets. Institutions and Instruments. 4th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2009. p. 680. ISBN 0-13-715499-2. JÍLEK, Josef. Akciové trhy a investování. 1 vyd. Praha: Grada, 2009. 650 s. ISBN 978-80-247-2963-3. MUSÍLEK, Petr. Trhy cenných papírů. 2. aktualiz. a rozš. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2011. 520 s. ISBN 978-80-86929-70-5. POLOUČEK, Stanislav a kol. Bankovnictví. 1.vyd. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2006. 716.s. ISBN 80-7179-462-7.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

There are no other requirements on students.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Structure and functions of financial markets, financial intermediaries Characterisics of banking system Commercial banks and their role in the banking system and in the economy Central bank and its role in the economy Passive banking operations Active banking operations Off-balance sheet banking activities Payment systems and their classification Instruments of noncash payment system Types of securities - shares, bonds, other securities Financial investment Collective investment Capital markets participants, stock exchanges, BCPP, RM-S Czech capital market Insurance industry and policy Life insurance Non-life insurance Pension funds

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 85
        writen test Written test 85  85
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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