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AFF2701 - Equity markets

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Natalie Oh


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)


An overview of the role of equity markets. Topics cover types of equity instruments; the role of equity finance and the stockbroker; trading conventions and listing requirements of the ASX; the structure and operation of major overseas stock exchanges; an introduction to market micro structure theory; the enterprise market; other markets of the ASX; current issues related to Australia's equity markets.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Examination (3 hours): 70%
Assignment (2000 words): 20%
Class test: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFF1110, ETX1100