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)
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%
3 hours per week