ECON360: International Finance
The aim of this unit is to analyse the structure, functions and operations of the international financial system and to evaluate its impact on the Australian economy. Topics include: international capital flows and balance of payments; analysis of foreign exchange markets, arbitrage and speculation; discussion of purchasing power parity and real exchange rates; currency and commodity swaps; corporate management of exchange rate risk exposure in spot and forward markets; currency futures and options, Eurodollar markets; models of exchange rate determination; exchange rate forecasting techniques; international trade finance; international taxation, and foreign and direct portfolio investments; and international capital budgeting.
D2 - Day; Offered in the second half-year
E2 - Evening; Offered in the second half-year
|Staff Contact(s):||Professor Geoffrey Kingston|
Department of Economics
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