Foreign Exchange Markets – Instruments, Risks and Derivatives

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Thanks to the economic liberalization in several countries over the last few decades, the world has witnessed an exponential increase in the free flow of capital across countries, even more so in emerging economies. This has resulted in a globally interconnected ecosystem of banks and financial markets engaged in foreign exchange transactions that are continuously growing in volume, sophistication and complexity. That, in turn, has attracted a plethora of participants whose explicit intention is to either profit from or hedge against the heightened level of risks in the foreign exchange markets.  

This economics and finance course will unravel those complexities and help you gain a comprehensive understanding of foreign exchange markets: the underlying theories, the instruments traded and how the associated risks and potential adverse outcome are addressed/redressed using several techniques such as currency derivatives.

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Foreign Exchange Markets – Instruments, Risks and Derivatives
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