Financial markets are an important part of modern day economies. They serve as the means of mobilizing financial resources for potentially profitable investment projects, facilitate financial transactions and ensure that the interests of the participants are safeguarded. This module aims to familiarise students with their modes of organisation and functioning.

To enable students to:
Understand the functions, roles and organisation of banking systems and financial markets
Know the different principal instruments and products used in financial transactions
Understand how financial securities are issued and traded
Master the basic methods and techniques of evaluating financial securities and products