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International Finance and Fixed Income Management, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Civilekonomprogrammet samt i Internationella civilekonomprogrammet
SUBJECT AREA   Economics
  COURSE CODE   770G10
On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- demonstrate a theoretical and practical knowledge of money markets, bond markets and foreign exchange markets, and the main types of financial instruments that are traded with on these markets.
- independently analyse pricing of interests and currencies.
- independently analyse risks that arise and are handled on money, bond and currency markets, and apply financial methods for risk management within the framework of these markets.
The course covers, inter alia, the following:
- The money and bond market from a Swedish and international perspective.
- Pricing of interest bearing instruments.
- Interest rate formation and yield curve from a Swedish and international perspective.
- Risks and risk management on the money and bond market.
- Foreign exchange markets and the market conventions regarding currencies.
- Pricing of currencies and parity conditions.
- Risks and risk management on the foreign exchange market with a focus on term contracts and swaps.
- Handling of currency exposure from a business perspective.
The teaching takes the form of lectures, teaching sessions, project assignments and trading room laboratory. The students should also study independently. Language of instruction: Swedish or English
Examination is in the form of a written examination. Detailed information can be found in the study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Completed Economics, basic course comprising 30 HE credits, or the equivalent, with at least 15 HE credits approved, and completed Corporate Finance, 7.5 HE credits, continuation course, or the equivalent. Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6: internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90+TWE-score 20), IELTS, academic (minimum score Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
International Finance and Fixed Income Management
International Finance and Fixed Income Management
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: 2013-00306, 2014-01142, 2014-01143, 2014-01144   Course Code: 770G10      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Economics - NA1          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2015-10-16