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MGF3760 - International agribusiness

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics


Caulfield First semester (extended) 2007 (Off-campus)


Commodities compared with branded products; factors influencing commodity prices; futures markets; agricultural price instability - causes, effects, methods of price stabilisation; commodity price forecasting - fundamental and technical approaches; trading profitability and risk management.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Trading exercise/report (2000-3000 words): 20%
Fundamentals/technical analysis assignment (2000-3000 words): 25%
Examination (3 hours): 55%