This course explores the economic interplay between financial intermediaries (indirect finance) and markets (direct finance) in allocating capital and creating investment opportunities.
You will learn about global financial markets including how banking and financial markets work together. You will learn about the types of of financial intermediaries and how to identify the drivers behind the global distribution of investment-grade bonds by currency and of equity market capitalization by country.
LO1: Introduction to Global Financial Markets
LO2: Major Capital Markets
LO3: Global Equity Market Capitalization
LO4: Structure and Types of the Capital Market
LO5: Who Issues and Invests in Securities and Why?
LO6: Buy Side vs Sell side
LO7: Other Investment Banking Businesses
LO8: Equity Underwriting