Banking and Financial Markets

Code 536PP
Credits 6

Learning outcomes

The goal of this course is to provide the students with a general understanding of the different functions performed by financial markets and institutions as well as their role in the economy.
In particular, the topics covered are:
- The financial system: structure and functions
- Financial institutions: business model, strategic and manegement issues
- Focus on Banks: banking regulation; deposits and lending activities; liquidity management; capital adequacy; risk management