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Course 2011-2012 a.y.

30178 - INTERNATIONAL BANKING


CLEAM - CLEF - CLEACC - BESS-CLES - BIEMF
Department of Finance

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31

CLEAM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - CLEF (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - CLEACC (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - BESS-CLES (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - BIEMF (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11)
Course Director:
ISSAM HALLAK

Classes: 31 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: ISSAM HALLAK


Course Objectives
  This course has three main objectives:
  • analyze the institutional and economic setting of the international financial markets where major banks operate
  • examine the management problems faced by banks operating in the international financial markets
  • analyze the technical features of the financial instruments negotiated in international financial markets and the characteristics of the markets in which these instruments are issued.


Course Content Summary
  The course includes three main sections:
  • the main segments of the international financial markets: the foreign exchange market, the Euromarkets, syndicated loans, eurobonds, and derivative securities;
  • the management policies of international banks: international asset portfolio and risk management;
  • the regulation of international banking activities: the Basle Accords, managing foreign exchange rates, settlement of sovereign debts crises.

Textbooks
Eun, S. Cheol, B.G. Resnick, International Financial Management, McGraw-Hill, 2009, 5th Edition.

Please note that the book does not cover the whole programme and that additional material is distributed online.


Prerequisites
 

Prerequisites include basic knowledge of Financial Markets and Institutions (30006)

Last change 20/04/2011 16:20