154-0533/01 – Financial Markets I. B (FM I.B )

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2007/2008Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOR21 Ing. Kateřina Kořená, Ph.D.
NOV33 Ing. Martina Novotná, 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

The course provides introduction to basic knowledge of financial markets, students will learn in this course to understand financial markets principles functioning. At the end of the course students should be able to know: -to grasp financial system and its basic functions, -to compare particular financial intermediaries, -to define money and capital markets, -understand selected securities and be able make principle calculations, -to learn principles of investments including collective investment, -to describe trading on Prague Stock Exchange and RM-System, -to evaluate primary and secondary market in the Czech Republic, -to define new global market trends.

Teaching methods

Project work


The course is focused on achieving basic knowledge of financial markets.

Compulsory literature:

CECCHETTI Stephen G. and Kermit L. SCHOENHOLTZ. 3rd edit. Money, Banking, and Financial Markets. New York. MacGraw-Hill, 2011. ISBN 978-0-07-122068-2. FABOZZI, Frank J.and Franco MODIGLIANI. 4th edit. Capital Markets.New Jersey. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009. ISBN 978-0-13-715499-9. MADURA, Jeff. Financial Markets and Institutions. 8th ed. USA: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2008. 742 p. ISBN 978-0-324-56821-9.

Recommended literature:

BODIE, Z., A. KANE and A. J. MARCUS. Investments. 9th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2011. p. 1056. ISBN 978-0073530703. CHISHOLM, Andrew M. An introduction to capital markets. 1st edit. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, 2007. ISBN 13-978-0471-49866-7. MISHKIN, Frederic S. a Stanley G. EAKINS: Financial Markets and Institutions. 6th ed. Boston: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009. ISBN 978-0-321-37421. ROSE, Peter S. and HUDGINS, Sylvia C. Bank Management and Financial Services. 1st ed. USA: McGraw-Hill Education, 2009. 769 p. ISBN 978-0-073-3824-32.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

There are no other requirements on the students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Financial system, financial markets Securities, characteristic of securities Capital market Capital market instruments Stocks Bonds Money market Money market instruments Financial investment Subjects of capital markets, their role and responsibility Prague Stock Exchange, RM-System, Central Depository IPO, information duty of registered securities issuers Collective investment Types of funds Legislative basis of financial markets Supervision and regulation in financial markets Basic ethic principles in financial market Contemporary situation in financial markets, the lesson from financial crisis

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 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35 (35) 0
                Written exam Written test 35  0
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 0
                Oral Oral examination 45  0
                Writen exam Written examination 20  10
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 (6202R010) Finance (01) Finance P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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