1. Overview of the financial system 2. The payments system 3. Introduction to the flow of funds 4. Funds management 5. Authorised deposit taking institutions 6. The stability of deposit taking institutions 7. The money market 8. The bond market 9. Shares 10. The share market 11. Foreign exchange and global capital markets 12. Introduction to interest rate risk management 13. Financial futures 14. Swaps 15. Exchange-traded option
Ben Hunt is an Associate Professor in the School of Finance and Economics. He is currently the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) after serving as Head, Graduate School of Business and Director of the MBA program. Ben has degrees from Adelaide University, including a Master's thesis on the Sydney Futures Exchange, and a Doctorate from the Australian National University. His PhD focussed on an examination of the determinants of Australian interest rates and exchange rates. He is widely regarded as an expert on risk management in the Asia-Pacific region and is a regular presenter for the Euromoney Institute of Finance. Chris Terry was awarded his Doctorate from New York University in 1975 the year in which he joined the New South Wales Institute of Technology. He has taught a range of subjects, including Microeconomics, Public Finance and Capital Markets and co-written four textbooks in the areas of Microeconomics, Microeconomic Policy and Financial Markets as well as contributing many chapters to books in these fields. Chris was Head of the Economics Department from 1983 to 1986, Head of School from 1987 to 1989, Associate Dean (Postgraduate Programs and Research) from 1994 to 1995 and once again Head of School from 1997 to 2004.