Financial Markets: A Comprehensive OverviewCode: 16-FINMKT

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199 pages

Course description and objectives:

Financial markets represent the lifeblood of our global economy. These mechanisms promote greater economic efficiency by transferring funds from individuals, businesses and governments with an excess of available funds to those with a shortage. Funds are transferred in the financial markets through the purchase and sale of financial instruments (such as stocks and bonds). Short-term financial instruments are available in money markets, while longer-term financial instruments are purchased and sold in the world’s capital markets. Many financial markets have been in existence for hundreds of years; however the modern era has brought along many new innovations such as securitization and the derivatives market.

 

This course provides an introductory overview of the world’s largest financial markets, including the money, bond, stock, mortgage, foreign currency and derivatives markets. This course reviews the various types of financial risk that impact these markets, as well as the economic variables that influence market activity (such as interest rates and monetary policy).

 

 Learning Objectives

 After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the unique characteristics of financial markets.

  • Recognize the types of financial instruments traded in financial markets.

  • Explain how economic variables (such as interest rates and monetary policy) and financial risks impact financial market activity.

 

Presentation Method:    QAS Self-Study

 

Category:  Finance

CPE credit:  11 Hours

Program Level:  Update

Prerequisites:  None

Advance Preparation:  None

Exam expiration date:  Participants must submit exams for grading within one year from the date of purchase

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