University of Liege | Version française
Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 1/10/2014
GEST0832-4  Financial Markets

Duration :  40h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :  
Bachelor degree in Economics and Management, 2nd year5
Bachelor degree in Business Engineering, 2nd year5
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Economics, general orientation5
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Management5
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Business Engineering5
Advanced Master in Biotechnology and Applied Biology6
Lecturer :  Georges Hübner, Danielle Sougné
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
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 : Equity markets Part 3 : Notions of portfolio management Part 4 : Derivatives markets Part 5 : Debt markets  
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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
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
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 : danielle.sougne@ulg.ac.be
 
G. Hübner, N1
E-Mail: g.hübner@ulg.ac.be


Assistants : Mathieu Hugues Teuwa E-Mail: mteuwa@ulg.ac.be
Joachim Davoli
E-Mail: joachim.davoli@ulg.ac.be



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