Information Package / Course Catalogue
International Investment and Portfolio Management
Course Code: BFN569
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

To describe and analyze the international financial markets, and in particular to derivatives.

Course Content

Financial System, Financial Markets and International Finance,IMF Monetary Policy Classification, Conditions of International Parity, The theories of foreign exchange market and exchange rates

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To explain the concepts of international finance
2.To classify the international monetary system and the IMF's monetary policy
3.To discuss international parity conditions in the framework of the Law of One Price within distinctive aspects
4. To evaluate the theories of foreign exchange market and exchange rates
5.To identify the risks encountered in international financial markets and to draw conclusions based on risk prevention methods
6. To evaluate the historical development process of Euromarkets and the impacts on the international finance
7.To distinguish the difference between Forward, Futures, Options, Swaps contracts with reference to gained knowledge about thee derivative markets
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kasırga YILDIRAK, Nilüfer ÇALIŞKAN ve Şirzat ÇETINKAYA, Türev Ürün Fiyatlama Teknikleri, Literatür Yayınları, Istanbul, 2008.
2.Nurgül CHAMBERS, Türev Piyasalar, 2.Basım, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım, İstanbul, 2007
3.Maureen BURTON ve Ray LOMBRA, The Financial System and the Economy, Thomson & South-Western Press, United States, 2003.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Financial System, Financial Markets and International Finance
Week 2 - Theoretical
IMF Monetary Policy Classification
Week 3 - Theoretical
Conditions of International Parity
Week 4 - Theoretical
The theories of foreign exchange market and exchange rates
Week 5 - Theoretical
The risks encountered in financial markets and hedging fundamentals.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Derivatives: Forward, Futures, Options, Swaps
Week 7 - Theoretical
Turkish Derivative Exchange
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
International Financial Markets and International Banking
Week 10 - Theoretical
Short-term Finance and International Money Markets
Week 11 - Theoretical
Euromarkets (Eurocurrency and Eurocredit Markets)
Week 12 - Theoretical
Long-term Finance and International Stock Markets
Week 13 - Theoretical
International Bond and Equity Markets, Eurobond Markets
Week 14 - Theoretical
International Bond and Equity Markets, Eurobond Markets
Week 15 - Practice
Applications
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142370
Individual Work34527
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination116117
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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