Issues in International Finance
A. International Economics and Finance
Type of course: Compulsory for International Economics and Finance Specialization
Number of credits allocated: 6 ECTS Credits
Objective of the course (expected learning outcomes and competences to be acquired)
- Familiarization with the most important international financial markets and their historical behavior
- Application of the core tools of modern finance for the understanding of markets and for investment decision making
- Development of the ability to use theoretical concepts from other classes, such as econometrics and macroeconomics to understand international financial markets.
- Prerequisites- There are no prerequisites, but it will be useful to have passed the courses of previous semesters, especially finance courses.
1. Overview of international financial markets
- 1.1 Τhe importance of an international approach
- 1.2 Statistical behavior of markets
- 1.3 Algebraic parities between international financial markets
- 1.4 Alternative markets
2. Selected Topics
- 2.1 Market microstructure of international financial markets
- 2.2 The worldwide risk premium for stocks
- 2.3 Investments in international financial markets
- 2.4 Quantitative and algorithmic investment strategies in international financial markets
- Επενδύσεις, Bodie,Kane & Marcus, Εκδόσεις Utopia, 2014
- Διεθνής Μακροοικονομική και Χρηματοοικονομική, Ι. Λεβεντάκης
Teaching methods: Lectures and tutorials.
Assessment methods: Final written exam (100%)
Language of instruction: Greek