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International Finance

Course Number:

70398


Faculty

Philipp Illeditsch, philippi@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

Undergraduate Business


Concentrations

Finance


Course Description

International Finance is an elective course designed to give students the opportunity to analyze real-world problems in international capital markets. Topics covered include: exchange rate determination and quoting, international parity relations, foreign exchange hedging strategies using forwards and options, foreign exchange exposure management, international bond market, currency swap market, global equity market, international portfolio risk assessment and performance measurement. Students develop problem solving and communication skills with presentations and critical discussions of case studies.

Format

Lecture: 160min/wk


Pre-requisites

None