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ECW2721 - Trade finance and foreign exchange

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Siang Ng (Peninsula); Dr Muthi Samudram (Malaysia)


Gippsland First semester 2009 (Off-campus)
Sunway Second semester 2009 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2009 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2009 (Day)


The importance of international finance; foreign exchange markets -- spot, forward, futures and options markets; the determination of exchange rates; purchasing power parity and interest rate parity; hedging and speculating in foreign exchange markets, Eurodollars and Euro-currencies; aspects of short term and long term financing; operating exposure.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week




ECW3121, ECF2721

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