Unit description

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

Unit content

  1. Asia Pacific Financial Institutions and Regulatory Architecture
  2. Short and Long Term Finance in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
  3. Emerging Capital Markets in the Asia Pacific
  4. IPOs and M&As in Asia Pacific Financial Markets
  5. Managing Financial Crises and Financial Market Integration in Asia Pacific Markets
  6. Emerging Issues in Asia Pacific Financial Markets: Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Rise of the Chinese Renminbi as a Global Currency

Learning outcomes

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

Teaching and assessment


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Fee information


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