FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS

0212100019
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
EQF6
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
2022/2023

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
AUTUMN SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1060LESSONS
ExamDate
ECONOMIA DEGLI INTERMEDIARI FINANZIARI15/02/2023 - 10:00
ECONOMIA DEGLI INTERMEDIARI FINANZIARI15/02/2023 - 10:00
Objectives
TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A BROAD KNOWLEDGE THE MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS STABILITY, EFFICIENCY AND COMPETITIVENESS AND OF THE MAIN REGULATORY AND SUPERVISORY ISSUES IN BANKING AND FINANCE. THE BASIC THEORETICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF INVESTMENT ACTIVITY AND OF THE RISK-RETURN RELATIONSHIP, WILL ALSO BE DISCUSSED.
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO SELECT FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS AND MARKETS THAT ARE SUITABLE TO SOLVE SPECIFIC FINANCIAL PROBLEMS THAT OCCUR IN THE REAL WORD, AND TO UNDERSTAND THE ECONOMICS AND THE MOST RELEVANT ASPECTS OF FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS.
Prerequisites
NO PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED.
Contents
THE COURSE LASTS 60 HOURS AND IS ESSENTIALLY BASED ON LECTURES WITH DISCUSSION OF REAL CASES. THE MAIN TOPICS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
-FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS AND MARKETS (5 H)
-ROLE OF CAPITAL MARKETS (5 H)
-FINANCIAL RISK MEASUREMENT (15 H)
-SUPERVISORY AUTHORITIES (5 H)
-RISK-RETURN RELATIONSHIP AND PREDICTABILITY OF ASSET RETURNS (10 H)
-EVALUATING FIXED INCOME INVESTMENTS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS (10 H)
-FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND RISK MANAGEMENT (10 H)
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE IS BASED ON LECTURES LASTING 60 HOURS (10 ECTS). DURING THE LECTURES IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS, SEMINARS AND DISCUSSION OF CASE STUDIES WILL TAKE PLACE.
Verification of learning
THE KNOWLEDGE WILL BE ASSESSED THOUGH AN EXAM AND AN EVALUATION WITH GRADES FROM 18/30 TO 30/30. IT CONSISTS IN A WRITTEN EXAM IN THE FORM OF A MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST (30-40 QUESTIONS WITH THREE ANSWERS AND ONLY ONE RIGHT) AND AN ORAL EXAM. THE STUDENT WILL PASS THE WRITTEN EXAM, IF HE GIVES AT LEAST THE 70% OF RIGHT ANSWERS. EACH RIGHT ANSWER IS WORTH 1 AND EACH WRONG OR NOT GIVEN ANSWER IS 0. IF THE STUDENT PASS THE WRITTEN EXAM, HE WILL BE ASSESSED WITH AN ORAL EXAM IN THE FORM OF A DISCUSSION. THE TOTAL GRADE IS THE MEAN OF THE WRITTEN AND OF THE ORAL GRADE.ON THE BASIS OF SPECIFIC CONDITIONS THE EXAM MIGHT BE STRUCTURED WITH THE ORAL DISCUSSION ONLY.
Texts
BANFI A. (A CURA DI), I MERCATI E GLI STRUMENTI FINANZIARI, OTTAVA EDIZIONE, ISEDI, 2021.
SAUNDERS A., CORNETT M, FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS, 7TH EDITION, MCGRAW HILL, 2019.
More Information
OTHER READINGS ABOUT ACTUAL TOPICS SENT BY E-MAIL OR DOWNLOADABLE FROM WEBSITE.
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