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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Money, Banking & Financial Markets

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore via Swayam


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The course attempts to provide the students with an in-depth understanding of the functioning of a financial system. Each component of a financial system is dealt with at length from theoretical as well as India specific perspectives. The course begins with an overview of the financial system and then introduces concepts like interest rates, its definition, determination, and application. Besides discussing specific financial markets like the stock market, derivatives and foreign exchange market, the course explains the concept of money, functioning of central banks and creation of money supply. Finally, it also discusses financial crisis and how it varies in terms of stages and its impact in developed and emerging economies. The course blends theoretical concepts with applications and empirical evidence primarily from the Indian financial systems while it also discusses cases from across the world. Overall, the course is wonderfully designed to give the students a comprehensive exposure to the economics behind the functioning of money, banking and financial markets. The course on Money, Banking and Financial Markets gives the students of this course a comprehensive exposure to a country’s entire financial system including the central bank. The course covers most of the relevant concepts from financial domain and would be able to equip the attendees to pursue a career in related fields. The course is designed to be understandable to anyone from either technical or non-technical background.


Week 1: Overview of Financial System
Week 2: Theories of Interest Rate
Week 3: Money & Central Bank
Week 4: Banks & Bank Management
Week 5: Stock Market
Week 6: Foreign Exchange Market
Week 7: Derivatives
Week 8: Financial Crisis

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Exam schedule

Taught by

Sujata Kar



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