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Introduction to financial markets 1

Course Code :1103TEWBDK
Study domain:Finance
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Marc De Ceuster

3. Course contents *

This course kicks off by discussing the financial architecture. We will take a look at financial history, the building blocks and the players of financial economics. Next we will discuss valuation concepts, interest rates and risk. In the remainder of the course we will focus on each financial player and we will discuss means of payment, investment instruments, risk transfer instruments etc. We also take a look at the role of regulators and supervisors.