Futures contracts and
forward rate agreements
LO 19.1 Consider the nature and purpose of derivative
products and use of fu
LO 9.1 Understand why financial markets offer short-term
debt and financing facilities.
LO 9.2 Consider the concept and reasons for the provision
of trade credit.
LO 9.3 Explain the purpose and operation of a
LO 3.1 Describe the roles of investment banks.
LO 3.2 Explain the structure, roles and operation of
managed funds and identify factors for their
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General Assessment Information
Delivery and Resources
Policies and Procedures
Medium- to long-term
LO 10.1 Explain term loans and fully drawn advances,
including their structure, loan covenants and the
calculation of a loan instalment.
LO 10.2 Describe the nature, purpose and operation of
Corporations issuing equity
in the share market
LO 5.1 Understand capital budgeting investment issues.
LO 5.2 Identify issues relevant to the choice between
debt and equity funding.
LO 5.3 Examine the
A modern financial
system: an overview
LO 1.1 Understand the effects of financial crises on the
financial system and real economy.
the share market
LO 6.1 Consider the role of an investor in the share
market, appreciate the range of investment
choices available and understand the associated
The stock exchange
and the corporation
LO 4.1 Understand the structure of corporations and
reasons for public listing.
LO 4.2 Consider the origins and purpose of a stock