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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2010 (On-campus block of classes)


This unit will combine classroom teaching and direct observance experience of the money markets covering background to the money markets, participants, interest rate and exchange rate determination, instruments traded in the money and currency markets, strategies and money and currency market trading operations. The simulated treasury dealing room will be used extensively in this course.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse dealing practices and conventions in the foreign exchange market and cash market
  2. co-ordinate the front office and back office functions of a simulated bank's treasury dealing room
  3. account and settle transactions completed in the simulated treasury dealing room
  4. develop dealing strategies in the treasury dealing room
  5. analyse and manage positions taken in the treasury dealing room.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Sirimon Treepongkaruna

Contact hours

4 hours per week


Students must be enrolled in course , 0504, 2619, 3189, 3818, 3850 or 4412 to undertake this unit