Financial markets and Institutions (2011/2012)

Course code
4S00429
Name of lecturers
Flavio Pichler, Veronica De Crescenzo
Coordinator
Flavio Pichler
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/11 - FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
First semester dal Sep 26, 2011 al Dec 22, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course is designed to provide a fundamental knowledge of Financial intermediation. The aim of this course consists in the analysis of the technical features of financial instruments and of the structure of the financial system, in particular regarding the different functions performed by financial institutions and financial markets.

Syllabus

1.Functions and structure of the financial system
2.Financial instruments: bonds, shares and derivatives
3.Financial markets
4.Financial institutions: banks, securities intermediaries and insurance companies
5.Regulation and supervision of the financial system
6.Monetary policy


Il Sistema finanziario, Volume Create, McGraw-Hill, 2011: chapters 1 – 14, 16, 17

A. FERRARI, E. GUALANDRI, A. LANDI, P. VEZZANI, Gli strumenti finanziari, Giappichelli, Torino, 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination