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AFF3301

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse dealing practices and conventions in the foreign exchange and cash markets
  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 treasury dealing room
  4. develop, implement, analyse and manage dealing strategies in the treasury dealing room
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with money market operations.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Kevin Tant

Contact hours

4 hours per week