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Unit Code: FIN502

Unit Name: Financial Institutions and Markets

Description: Financial Institution and markets provides a conceptual framework that can be used to understand why market exists. Each type of market is described with a focus on the securities that are traded in that market and the participation by financial institutions. Many financial institutions offer all types of financial services such as the banking, securities services, mutual fund services, and insurance services. Each type of financial service is unique. It also focuses on financial markets and the assets that are traded on these markets, including the money, bond, stock, and derivatives markets. Each topic sets the scene and analyses the key issues in the institutions and markets forming financial system of a country. The course focuses on the Fiji?s Financial System to provide an understanding of concepts and inter-relationships among various components of a financial system.

Learning Target Outcomes:

Prerequisite: N/A

Prerequisite Sentence: The student must have Passed year 13 external examination or Completion of Foundation Commerce.

Credit Point: 15

Offered In: Semester 2