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Financial Instruments - ECFS867

This unit covers the structure, pricing and usage of various financial instruments, including spot, forward, swaps and option contracts for equity, debt, foreign exchange and commodity markets. This unit is concerned with understanding how these financial instruments work, how they are used by end users for speculation and risk management, how they are priced and valued, and how market makers manage their risks when they trade these financial instruments.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

AFC Term 1 CBD - Applied Finance Centre, City Campus, January to March

AFC April Beijing - Offshore students only

AFC Term 3 CBD - Applied Finance Centre, City Campus, June to September

AFC Term 3 MB - Applied Finance Centre, Melbourne Campus, June to September

Staff Contact(s): Dr Shane Magee

(Admission to MAppFin or GradDipAppFin)and (AFCP801 or ECFS865Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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