Financial Markets – 9 cfu

Financial Markets

Prof. P DE SURY

desury@econ.unito.it

PROGRAMME

  1. structure and components of the financial system,
  2. the financial structure of the economic system : financial balances, financial assets and liabilities, the circuits for transfering financial resources,
  3. financial system imperfections and the role of financial institutions
  4. the main financial markets : the money, foreign exchange, debt and equity markets
  5. the main financial instruments : principal features and evaluation techniques
  6. the main financial institutions : commercial banks, investment and merchant banks, security dealers, asset management companies, insurance companies, pension funds,
  7. bank balance sheet analysis and performance evaluation,
  8. bank regulation and financial system supervision.

OTHER INFORMATION

Exam procedure will be communicated at the beginning of classes.

TEXTBOOKS

Required reading material will bew communicated at the beginning of classes.