Introduction to Financial Markets


Bank Management and Administration, Publication in the Diário da República - Bolonha 2008/09 [DR. 20757/2008 07.08.2008]

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P


Good comand of financial calculus.

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

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.

- 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