Introduction to Financial Markets

Bank Management and Administration
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Good comand of financial calculus.

Objectives
At the end of the term the students should be able to discriminate between the basic financial concepts, financial markets and financial products.

Program
1 - General concepts of financial market
2 - Issuance and trading of financial products
3 - Financial markets
4 - Capital markets
5 - Foward markets and hedging instruments

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests with minimum passing mark of 10/20.

Bibliography
- Pires, C. (2008). Mercados e Investimentos Financeiros. Lisboa: Escolar Editora
- B, I. (2004). Introdução aos Mercados Financeiros. Lisboa: IFB

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical classes focused on problem-solving.

Software used in class