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Graduate Programs

ECO4050H1S READING COURSE: International Financial Markets

This course studies the assets and institutions of international financial markets. A key difference between these markets and others is the role of exchange rates relating the value of two or more national currencies. Topics treated include: exchange rates and the foreign exchange market; foreign exchange microstructure; pricing of and trading in the spot and the forward foreign exchange; foreign-exchange options and currency swaps; theory and practice of the Euromarket funding and lending; the management of the multinational firm; international Banking; sovereign debt crises; speculative attacks and liquidity crises; globalization.

Section L0201, Winter 2007–08

Instructor: Jordi Mondria
Day/time: T2-4
Location: BL 112