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AFW3331

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedSunway First semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

The international monetary system, debt and country risk, the foreign exchange market, international financing strategies and techniques, the Euro-markets, and multinational banking.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • explain the parity principles and the concept of arbitrage in international financial markets
  • explain how currency derivative contracts such as forwards, futures, options and swaps can be used to hedge in the foreign exchange markets
  • apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with international banking and finance.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

AFF2401 or AFW2401

Prohibitions

AFF3331, AFX3871