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AFW1300 - Money and capital markets

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Chief Examiner: Dr David Lin, Malaysia: Dr Alan Chew


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2007 (Day)


On completion of this unit students should demonstrate an understanding of a financial system, its operation and component parts; yield curve analysis, the term structure of interest rates, and exchange rate interaction; sources and types of business finance, short, medium and long term, domestic and overseas, and associate pricing formulae; the structure and operation of Australian financial institutions and markets; the major types of risk and the derivative products available to manage financial risk; the structure, functions and role of prudential supervision in the financial markets.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Tutorial participation: 5%
Assignment (2000 words): 25%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week