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Trade finance and foreign exchange (6 points)


Leader: Dr Mita Bhattacharya

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: International finance; the balance of payments accounts; the effect of macroeconomic policies on trade balance; foreign exchange markets - spot, forward, futures and options markets; the determination of exchange rates; parity conditions; hedging and speculating in foreign exchange markets and exposure, foreign investment; euromarket; aspects of short-term and medium-term financing and international monetary system.

Assessment: Written assignment: 25% + Tutorial exercises: 15% + Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: ECF1200 or ECF2200, or equivalent

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