Global Financial Markets and Monetary Policy

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: FINA.610; Last Offered: Summer 2015;

Course Description

This course examines the interactions between changing perceptions of macroeconomic conditions and movements in the prices and yields on financial market instruments. The orientation of this course is heavily institutional with emphasis on helping students develop a Wall Street perspective on asset choice and the likely impact of macroeconomic conditions and policies on financial market prices. At the same time, the dependence of macroeconomic policy outcomes on global financial markets expectations of future real growth in the US and in the world economy, expectations of inflation, sovereign default risk and of interest rates will be stressed.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
  • Special Notes: If not currently matriculated in a Manning School of Business program, please contact the MBA staff at or call 978-934-2848 for permission to take courses.
  • Credits: 3;

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