Study Programmes 2015-2016
Financial Markets
Duration :
40h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :
Master en droit, à finalité spécialisée en gestion5
Bachelier en sciences économiques et de gestion5
Bachelier en ingénieur de gestion5
Master degree in Management5
Master degree in Management5
Bachelier en sciences mathématiques5
Bachelier en sciences mathématiques5
Master in Mathematical Sciences5
Master in Mathematical Sciences5
Lecturer :
Georges Hübner, Danielle Sougné
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the mechanics and economic characteristics of financial markets. The course proposes a typology of financial markets, then analyses theses markets and their products. This course serves as a basis for almost all subsequent advanced finance courses in corporate finance, portfolio management, banking and derivatives.

  • Part 1 :Introduction to financial markets
  • Part 2 : Debt markets
  • Part 3: Derivatives markets
  • Part 4 : Equity markets
  • Part 5 : Notions of portfolio management

Learning outcomes of the course :
To provide an introduction to the mechanics and economic characteristics of financial markets.
To familiarize the students to Bloomberg.
To keep up with the financial news
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Elementary financial mathematics, notions in macroeconomics and microeconomics.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Exercise sessions
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Lectures (40h) Exercise Sessions (15h)
Recommended or required readings :
Slides available on the internet
Gitman & Joehnk, Fundamentals of Investing
Assessment methods and criteria :
Criteria of evaluation
  • Written exam, 1st and 2nd exam session
  • Group work
  • Obligatory presence at Exercise sessions. Active participation.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
See comments in french
Contacts :
Teachers: D.Sougné, N1 Tél: 04/232.73.05 E-Mail :
G. Hübner, N1
E-Mail: g.hü

Boris Fays, N1
Thomas Bonesire