Public University of Navarre



Academic year: 2020/2021 | Previous academic years:  2019/2020 
International Bachelor's degree in Management and Business Administration
Course code: 174405 Subject title: FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTRUMENTS
Credits: 6 Type of subject: Mandatory Year: 2 Period: 2º S
Department: Gestión de Empresas
Lecturers:
MUGA CAPEROS, LUIS FERNANDO (Resp)   [Mentoring ] ARRUEBARRENA ALONSO, JOSE RAMON   [Mentoring ]
MANSILLA FERNANDEZ, JOSE MANUEL   [Mentoring ]

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Module/Subject matter

Basic Finance.

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General proficiencies

GP03 Oral and written communication

GP05 Developing software knowledge applied to the corresponding subject

GP06 Ability to analyze and seek information from various sources

GP07 Solving problems skills

GP08 Decision making skills

GP09 Capacity for teamwork

GP15 Ethic behavior in the job

GP17 Autonomous learning skills

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Specific proficiencies

SP01 Understand economic institutions and implementing resulting theoretical or formal representations of how the economy works

SP02 Identify relevant economic information and its content

SP03 Recognize information from data in a professional way

SP03 Derive data unrecognizable relevant information by non-professionals

SP04 Applying professional criteria based on the management of technical tools to the analysis of business problems

SP05 Ability to create reports about companies and markets

SP12 Plan, organize and control projects in the various functional areas of the company

SP15 To understand the financial markets, their structure, key players and products

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Methodology

Through this course we follow diverse teaching-learning methodologies.

Lectures.

Practical computer-based sessions.

Individual assignments.

Case discussions.

Group assignments. 

Search and filtering internet-based information.

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Relationship between formative activities and proficiencies/learning outcomes

Activity Hours  
Lectures 60  
Large Group   45
Small Group   15
Outside the Classroom 90  
Private Reading and Study of Contents   35
Individual Assignments   25
Final Exam Preparation   25
Final Exam   02
Others   03

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Languages

This course is taught in English.

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Evaluation

Learning outcome Evaluation/Assessment System Weight (%) Re-examination
RFI07, RFI08, RFI09 y RFI10 Objective evaluation of assignments. 40% NO
RFI07, RFI08, RFI09 y RFI10 Final exam. Minimum required mark: 5/10. 60% YES

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Agenda

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM.

1.1 The Financial System.

1.2 Financial Assets and Their Characteristics.

1.3 Financial intermediaries: Brokers and Dealers

1.4 Financial Markets: Definition and Characteristics.

 

UNIT 2: THE INTERBANK MARKET.

2.1 Transactions between the ECB and Financial Institutions.

2.2 Transactions among financial institutions.

 

UNIT 3: THE BOND MARKET.

3.1 Corporate Bond Markets.

3.2 Treasury Bond markets.

3.3 Term Structure of Interest Rates.

 

UNIT 4: THE EQUITY MARKET.

4.1 The Equity Market in Spain: The ¿Stock Market¿.

4.2 Equity Issuance and Public Offerings

4.3 Stock Markets Intermediaries.

4.4 Stock Market Indexes.

4.5 Other Securities Traded in Stock Markets.

 

UNIT 5: THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET.

5.1 Foreign Currency: Definition and negotiation.

5.2 The Spot and the Forward Markets.

5.3 International Parity Conditions.

 

UNIT 6: THE DERIVATIVE MARKET.

6.1 Forwards and Future Markets.

6.2 Options.

6.3 Strategies with derivative securities.

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Bibliography

Access the bibliography that your professor has requested from the Library.


Basic Bibliography:

- Bodie, Z., Kane, A, and Marcus, A. Essentials of Investment, McGraw Hill, 11th Edition. 2019.

- Moffet, M., Stonehill, A., Eiteman, D. Fundamentals of Multinational Finance Global Edition, Pearson, 5th Edition. 2016.

Complementary Bibliography:

- Mishkin, F.S. The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets. Pearson. 2016.

 

Spanish Basic Bibliography:

- Garcia-Olalla, M. y Martínez-García J. (Directores) Fernández-González, Esteban (Coordinador) "Manual del asesor financiero", Editorial Paraninfo. 2018.

- Manzano, D. y Valero, F.J. (Directores) "Guía del Sistema Financiero Español" Editotial AFI (Analistas Financieros Internacionales),  2019.

 

- Martín-Marín, J.L., Trujillo-Ponce, A. "Mercados de Activos Financieros", Editorial Delta. 2011.

 

Spanish Complementary Bibliography:

- Borrego A. y García P. "Productos Financieros: Sus mercados, valoración y estrategias de inversion" Editorial  Financial Times- Prentice Hall. 2001.

 

- Cuervo, A. y otros "Manual del Sistema Financiero Español" Editorial Ariel, 2014.


- De Pablo López, A.  "Valoración Financiera" Editorial Centro de Estudios Ramón Areces, 2002.

  

- Martín-Marín, J.L., Trujillo-Ponce, A. "Manual de Mercados Financieros", International Thomson Editores, 2015.

- Remirez J.A. "Cómo entender los datos de la prensa financiera" Editorial  ESIC, 2010.


- Sánchez Fernández de Valderrama, J.L. "Curso de Bolsa y mercados financieros".  Editorial Ariel 2007.

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Location

Aulario UPNA.

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