Financial Markets and Institutions
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Finance, Peace and Conflict Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Prerequisite: ECN106 ECN111
Topics include the role and function of capital markets, government and company finance; general methods of valuing financial assets; equities and the trade-off between risk and return; London Stock Exchange, and competition between European stock markets; bonds, and the term structure of interest rates; gilt-edged market, eurobond market, institutional investment, and financial regulation.
Assessment: 20.0% Coursework, 80.0% Examination
Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
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