154-0504/01 – Banking and Capital Markets (BCM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
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
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Full-time Credit 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is focused on achieving of main knowledge of financial markets. It is divided into two parts – first part introduces banking system information and second part introduces principles of functioning of money and capital markets.

Teaching methods



The aim of the course is to get students acquainted with the role and importance of financial markets. Students will learn in this course to understand banking system and money and capital markets principles functioning. At the end of the course students should be able to grasp central and commercial banking, to distinguish particular banking products,to compare financial intermediaries, to understand types of securities, to learn investment principles including collective investment, to evaluate situation in the Czech financial market and in global financial markets.

Compulsory literature:

BODIE, Z., A. KANE and A. J. MARCUS. Investments. 10th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2013. 1080 p. ISBN 978-0077861674. CASU, Barbara, Claudia GIRARDONE and Philip MOLYNEUX. Introduction to banking. Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2006. 560 s. ISBN 0-273-69302-6. MISHKIN, Frederic S. and Stanley G. EAKINS. Financial Markets and Institutions. 8th ed. Boston: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2014. 704 p. ISBN 978-0133423624.

Recommended literature:

APOSTOLIK, Richard, Christopher DONOHUE and Peter WENT. Foundations of Banking Risk: an Overview of Banking, Banking Risks, and Risk-based Banking Regulation. New Jersey: Wiley, 2009. 239 p. ISBN 978-0-470-44219-7. FABOZZI, Frank J. and Franco MODIGLIANI. Capital Markets. Institutions and Instruments. 4th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2009. 680 p. ISBN 0-13-715499-2. ROSE, Peter S. and Sylvia Conway HUDGINS. Bank Management & Financial Services. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013. 386 p. ISBN 978-0-07-132642-1. CECCHETTI, Stephen G. Money, Banking, and Financial Markets. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. ISBN 978-0-07-122068-2. FABOZZI, Frank, J., MODIGLIANI, Franco and Frank J. JONES. Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions. 4th edition. 698 p. Harlow: Pearson new international, 2014. ISBN 978-1-292-02177-5. KOCH, Timothy W. and Scott S. MacDONALD. Bank Management. 8th ed. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2015. 800 p. ISBN: 9781133494683.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


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No other requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Financial system, its functions. Financial markets. •Banking system – the types of the banking systems in the world. Particular systems in the EU, US, and Czech Republic. •Regulation of banking industry. Central banking. •Bank financial statements. The balance sheet of a commercial bank. •Credit services of commercial banks. Characteristics of credit products. Lending policy and procedure. •Payment systems. The role of payment system in the economy. Cross-currency payments. •Money payment instrument. Electronic payments. Direct banking, e-banking. New trends in banking. •Capital market instruments. Money market instruments. •Fundamental analysis, technical analysis, psychological analysis. •Financial market subjects. Stock exchanges, BCPP, RM-S, Central depository. OTC market. •Primary issue of securities. Advantages and disadvantages of IPO. IPO process. Prospectus. •Financial investment, types of investments. Investment process, its phases. •Investment management. •Derivative markets, financial engineering, structured products. •Czech financial market, regulation of the Czech financial market. •Global financial markets. Contemporary situation in the financial markets.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
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Exercises evaluation Credit 85  85
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