Seminar von Frau Magdalena Dabkowska
International financial markets are progressively becoming one integrated, global capital market. The most important part of the financial system is, arguably, the commercial banks, which accept deposits from savers, and use these deposits to make loans to businesses and individuals. Capital markets supplement the role of banks as a distributor of capital.
The course will discuss some intermediaries that are involved in the process of capital distribution.
Selected topics will include:
- Major types of instruments: Bonds (Fixed Income) Loans Stocks (Equities) Hybrid Instruments, Derivatives/ Synthetic Instruments
- Major asset classes: Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities Currencies
- Emerging Markets
- Sell Side: Structure of a Sell-side firm, Investment Banking Division, Prime Brokerage, Support Functions, Exchange-Traded Markets, Over-the-Counter Markets, Trade Date and Settlement
- What do buy-side firms do: Investment Styles, Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds, Alternative Investments, High-Frequency Algorithmic Trading Products
- Retail Investors
- Intermediation – Consultants
- White collar crime
The course will be evaluated by means of an oral examination (20-30 minutes).