Banks play an important role in channeling
funds to finance productive investment
Why and how a bank manages its reserves,
assets & liabilities?
The Bond Market
We examine how capital markets operate, and
then focus our attention on the bonds and the
bond market. Topics include:
Capital Market Participants
Capital Market Trading
Types of Bonds
The Malaysian financial system is
structured into two major categories,
financial institutions and financial market.
The financial institutions comprise Banking
system and non-bank financial
Why do Financial
In a world without information and
transaction costs, would financial
How can economies of scale help explain
the existence of financial interm
In this chapter, we develop a modern view
of exchange rate determination that
explains recent behavior in the foreign
exchange market. Topics include:
Foreign Exchange Market
How is Foreign Exchange Traded?
Who are the main
We look at two nonbank institutions: insurance
companies and pension funds.
Fundamentals of Insurance
Types of Insurance
Types of Pensions
Lecture 10 & 11
Chapter Preview-Mutual Funds
Suppose you wanted to start savings for
retirement, but you can only afford to invest
$100 / month. How do you develop a
diversified portfolio? Mutual f
Managing financial institutions has never
been an easy task. But, uncertainty in the
economic environment has increased,
making the job of the financial institution
manager that much ha
Structure of Central
Among the most important players in financial
markets throughout the world are central banks.
In this chapter, we will look at:
the roles and functions of the Central Bank
the Acts and
The Stock Market
place where people get rich
(and poor) quickly?
examine the markets where stocks
trade, and then review the underlying
theories for stock valuation.
The Money Markets
Why money market is important
in our financial system?
Is it because that money is
printed in this market?
Topics included in this chapter:
The Money Markets Defined
The Purpose of Money Markets