Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BF2211 Global Financial Markets

Acad Unit: 4
Pre-requisite: NIL

Course Description:

The aim of this course is to determine and understand the forces impacting the global financial market. In particular, it treats central banking policy as a major force in shaping capital movements and market dynamics. Some of the questions the course will attempt to answer are: What are messages from price movements in the different markets? How do we know when the market is at a heightened level of fear or greed? How can we pool data and information from different markets to perform a holistic analysis? Can we meaningful forecast the market? Which market can we do so more effectively?