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Ecole Polytechnique, DEA Dauphine, PhD Stanford
This course is the continuation of the basic corporate finance course with a review of accounting, taught by the same lecturer.
The purpose of the course is to go deeper into financial markets : typology, sizes, tools, techniques, players.
We shall see how financial markets evolved profoundly over the last 30 years, and how they serve today's world financial needs.
Lesson 1: Introduction, society and exchange, what is a financial product, etc.
Lesson 2: Banking systems, foreign-exchange markets, off-shore currencies
Lesson 6: International fixed-income markets
Lesson 8: Commodities and futures markets
Lesson 9: Options and derivatives markets
Lesson 10 : Conclusion, future of financial markets and of the world monetary systems (sounds)
|Teaching methods||Lecturer's presentation, discussion, in-class exercises.
Beside attending classes, students are requested to read and study at home the above lessons.
|Assessment & tests||Midterm exam 50%.
Final exam 50%.
Guide to Financial Markets, The Economist, 4th edition 2006 (erratum)
|Prerequisite||Good English Language skills.
Prerequisite course : https://www.lapasserelle.com/courses/corporate_finance