Per studenti immatricolati al 1° anno a.a.: 2015/2016. Insegnamento (nome in italiano): FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS (ADVANCED) In the world of finance and economics, financial market is a market where people trade finance securities, fungible items and commodities of value at low transaction costs at reasonable prices which shows supply and demand graph and financial inst... Research Fellow and Head of Financial Markets and Institutions Unit.
In light of ongoing research and changes in financial markets and institutions, we have added the following material to keep the text current: A new Mini-Case box on the Raj Rajaratnam and the Galleon insider trading scandal (Chapter 6) The course aims at describing the functioning of financial markets and intermediaries, in line with the objectives of the degree. After a brief introduction related to the functions of financial markets and intermediaries, the first part of the course focuses on financial products, such as money market instruments, capital market instruments, derivatives, unit funds. Role of Financial Institutions inFinancial Markets (cont'd) Role of nondepository financial institutions Nondepository institutions generate funds from sources other than deposits Finance companies Obtain funds by issuing securities Lend funds to individuals and small businesses 18 Dr.