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Economics of Financial Markets - ECFL888

The aim of the Unit is to provide greater understanding of the role and interaction of economic factors with the financial sector. We utilise topical developments and issues as subject matter.

This unit explores the structure and growth of the economy, the determination of interest rates, exchange rates and equity prices, the role of finance, the changing importance of banks, institutional investors and security markets, the economics of regulation with focus on the Global Financial Crisis and to a lesser extent the Asian Crisis.

We also look at topical issues in Economics and Financial Markets, for example the implications of the surge in Government debt, the implications for markets of an ageing population.

Credit Points: 2
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Dr Casey Lim

Admission to MAppFin (Beijing) and AFCL801 Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ECFS888
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Applied Finance

Faculty of Business and Economics

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