FINS 3616 Lecture Notes-week 1 6slides

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FINS3616 International Business Finance Dr Bohui Zhang (Week 1-4) 9385 5834 Room: ASB 314 1-1 Room: ASB 314 (access from west lobby) Email: bohui.zhang@unsw.edu.au Consultation: Tue 16:00 – 18:00 (or by appointment) FINS3616 International Business Finance Dr Russell Jame (Week 5-12) 9385 4278 1-2 Room: ASB 317 (access from west lobby) Email: r.jame@unsw.edu.au Consultation: Wes 15:30 – 17:00 (or by appointment) Textbook Required textbook: - Butler, Kirt, 2008, Multinational Finance, John Wiley Publishing, 4 th Edition. 1-3 - This book is available from the UNSW bookshop located near the Quadrangle. Assessment Tutorials 10% - Attendance 4% - Participation 6% Mid Session 35% Wk 6 I l 1-4 - Week 6 – In class - Coverage: Week 1 to 4 (Chapter 1 to 7) Final Examination 55% - Formal exams period - Coverage: Week 5-12 (Chapter 8-16, 18, and 19) Total 100% Mid Mid-session Exam session Exam It includes 30 multiple choice questions and several short answer questions. Closed book 1-5 One and half hours Details will be discussed in week 4. Study Tools Australian Securities Exchange (http://www.asx.com.au/ ) Reserve Bank of Australia (http://www.rba.gov.au/ ) 1-6 World map (http://maps.google.com/ ) Bloomberg.com (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ )
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Rio Tinto’s news in Bloomberg -- July 8 th 2009 (Bloomberg): Australia seeks answers from China on detained Rio workers --July 9th 2009 (Bloomberg): Rudd Says Australia Acting ‘Methodically’ on Hu’s Detention th --July 10 th 2009 (Bloomberg): Rio Tinto Group, the world’s No. 3 mining company, added 1.9 percent after copper and oil prices climbed in New York --July 14 th 2009 (Bloomberg): Rio Continuing Spot Market Ore Sales to Chinese Mills --July 19 th 2009 (Bloomberg): Australia’s Smith Urges China to Resolve Rio Tinto Case Quickly International Business Finance Chapter 1 Chapter 1: Introduction to multinational finance - Rise of multinational corporation Th l f lti ti lit 1-9 - The value of multinationality - Challenges of multinationality - Corporate governance and goals of MNC 1. Introduction of international business finance Three phases of business Three broad phases in the evolution of a firm - Domestic phase : operations are confined within the boundaries of one country 1-11 - International trade phase : the firm imports materials or export its product or both - Multinational phase : the firm establishes operations overseas Rio Tinto Australian mills Export Local business Y1905 Y1990 Rio Tinto Chinese mills Rio Tinto Grasberg Joint Venture, Indonesia Foreign operation Y2001
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The objective of international business finance This course is concerned with multinational corporations (MNCs) It takes the perspective of a financial manager in a multinational corporation 1-13 It develops framework for evaluating the opportunities, costs, and risks of operating in the world’s markets for, goods, services and financial assets Structure of a multinational corporation Board of Directors Management 1-14 Share- holders Debt Assets Equity Expenses Govt Other Revenues Claims on revenues of a multinational corporation 1-15 V Revenues = V Expenses + V Govt + V
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