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This Subject is designed to familiarize students with international financial transactions and Operational aspects of foreign exchange markets. It focuses on forex market participants, exchange rates determination, international arbitrage, foreign exchange risks and its management and international capital market. It enables students to understand the crux of international financial market

 


Lecture No

Topic

  1.  

International Financial Environment

  1.  

International Financial Transactions

  1.  

Gold Standards and Paper Currency Standard

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Purchasing Power Parity and Paper Currency Standards

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Floating Rate System

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Currency Basket System

  1.  

Foreign Exchange Market

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Exchange Rate Arithmetics   

  1.  

Understanding Merchant Rates

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Foreign Exchange Forward Contracts

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VaR and Foreign Exchange Market

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International Parity Conditions  and Movement of Exchange Rate

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Exchange Rate Determination and Forecasting

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Development of Foreign Exchange Market in India

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Foreign Exchange Exposures and Transaction Exposure

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Analysis of transaction exposure

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Foreign Exchange Futures Market

  1.  

Currency Options

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Interest rate swaps

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Currency swaps

  1.  

Operating Exposure Assessment

  1.  

Operating Exposure Management

  1.  

International Capital Structure

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International Capital Asset Pricing

  1.  

International Capital Budgeting and FDI

  1.  

International Equity  Market - GDR

  1.  

World Trade Organisation

  1.  

International Integration of India’s Financial Markets

  1.  

Forex Reserves Composition and Determinants of Optimum Reserves – A Case for India

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Movement of Exchange Rates in India

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International Trade Theory

  1.  

International Bond Market

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India’s Foreign Trade – Direction and Composition

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Financial Stability

  1.  

Test - I

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Money and Forex Markets interaction

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Test - 2

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Characteristics of Indian Foreign Exchange Market

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Test - 3

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Test - 4

  • Internatioanl Financial Managemnet byP.G.Apte, TMH Publication, 4th Ed.
  • International Finance Management, Eun & Resnick TMH Publication, 4th Ed.
  • International Finance Management, 2Jeff Madura, Thomson Publication, 7th Ed.
  • Multinational Business Finance by David K Eiteman ,Arthur I Stonehill, Michael H Moffett , Alok Pandey , Pearson Publication, 10th Ed.
  • Multinational Financial Management, by Alan C. Shapiro, Wiley India, 8th Ed.


  • Financial Newspapers like “The Economic Times”, “Business Standard” Etc.


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