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International Finance - ECON360

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.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Professor Geoff Kingston

6cp at 200 level including (ECON200 or ECON201 or ECON203 or ECON204Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
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Department of Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics

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