Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)

Quota applies

Enrolment restriction quota of 132 students in Semester 1 and 2, 2012.


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)

Dr Kevin Tant

Contact hours

4 hours per week


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