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ECON6008 - International Money and Finance
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band five
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Economics
Offered session(s): 2
Prerequisites: ECON5002
Classes: 1x3-hr seminar/week

Assessment: mid-semester tests (30%) and essay (15%) and 2.5hr final exam (55%)

This unit covers the following topics: overview of the International Monetary System; foreign exchange markets, spot and future markets; swaps and options; arbitrage; covered and uncovered interest parity; exchange rate determination; forecasting exchange rate movements; exchange rate intervention; and the role of central banks.
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