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International Finance

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Module Convenor:  Shamim Ahmed

Module Content:
This module examines contemporary developments in the theory and practice of international financial management. It includes analysis of foreign exchange markets and international financial markets, including international banking and the Euromarkets. Emphasis is placed on discussion of risk management techniques to protect against both currency and political risks. Both long term international investment and financing decisions and short-term exporting decisions form part of the course.

Module Aims:
1. To develop an in-depth understanding of international finance and financial markets.
2. To analyse risks that exist in international finance including foreign exchange, foreign trade and investment risks and to select and use appropriate techniques to manage such risks.

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (50%); Coursework (Individual project 3,000 words) (50%)

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