Develops student capacity to understand the operation of global financial markets with particular emphasis on Asia Pacific. Compliance with regulatory requirements for businesses is an additional focus. Consideration of emerging issues in financial markets and market participant behaviour is analysed. In addition the development of financial market policy and financial market integration among Asia Pacific countries is investigated
1. An Overview of Asia Pacific Financial Institutions and Regulatory Architecture
2. Short term Finance in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
3. Long term Finance in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
4. Emerging Capital Markets in the Asia Pacific
5. Mergers and Acquisitions in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
6. Managing Financial Risk in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
7. Integration of Asia Pacific Financial Markets
8. Crises and Contagion in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
9. Sovereign Wealth Funds in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
10. Emerging Issues in Asia Pacific Financial Markets: The Rise of the Chinese Renminbi as a Global Currency
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically evaluate the global financial architecture with specific reference to Asia Pacific financial markets and their operation, role and significance in the global financial system||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||critically analyse the development, transformation and integration of Asia Pacific financial markets and their role in funding business growth in Asia Pacific||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||understand and assess governance and regulation of Asia Pacific financial markets with consideration of market participant response to financial market crises and market contagion||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|4||understand compliance regimes and complex regulatory requirements in the Asia Pacific markets and statutory obligations for business organisations in terms of disclosure and external reporting of financial information||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|5||critically compare and evaluate alternative sources of finance from Asia Pacific financial markets used for funding new business start-ups, mergers and acquisitions and corporate expansion||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|6||evaluate and assess emerging issues in Asia Pacific financial markets, such as the rise of the Renminbi as a global currency.||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
- Liu, Q, Lejot, P & Arner, DW, 2013, Finance in Asia: Institutions, regulation and policy, Routledge, London and New York. ISBN: 978-0-415-42319-9.
Teaching and assessment
New Zealand - MIT
|Workshop online 1 hour (10 weeks)|
Papua New Guinea - Air Niugini
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