Course: International Finance

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Course title International Finance
Course code KEM/MFIN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Martinčík David, JUDr. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
- Balance of trade payments - Exchange market and its quotation - Fundamental analysis, the classic theory of the exchange market - General approaches in development the theories of rate of exchange and current situation - Technical analysis, forecasting the future spot of exchange rate based on their past progress - Forward and swap exchange operations - Alternative expansion of forward exchange markets, futures and options - Exchange deposition and exchange risk - Direct investments - Investments of portfolio and model CAMP in an open economy - The European monetary and capital market - Systems of exchange markets - The policy of balance of trade payments Additional information for the students of the combined form of study is on the Courseware.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Interactive lecture, Self-study of literature, Lecture
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 55 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge of following are useful: Basic Microeconomics, Basic Macroeconomics, World economy, Business finance
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
- Apply selected theories on model situation - Analyze determinants of the balance of trade payments and exchange rates - Compare different forms of exchange rate hedging
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Interactive lecture
Self-study of literature
professional skills
Practicum
general eligibility
Practicum
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Written exam
Test
professional skills
Written exam
general eligibility
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Brůžek, Antonín. Evropská měnová integrace. Vyd. 2. Praha : Vysoká škola ekonomická, 2001. ISBN 80-245-0158-9.
  • Čapek, Aleš. Mezinárodní měnový a finanční systém. 1. vydání. Praha : VŠE, 1998. ISBN 80-7079-221-3.
  • FRAIT, J. Mezinárodní peněžní teorie. Ostrava: VŠB TU, 1996.
  • Mandel, Martin; Durčáková, Jaroslava. Mezinárodní finance. Praha : Management Press, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7261-170-6.


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