It has long been acknowledged that politics and regulatory capture can play an important
role in dealing with financial institutions’ distress. The East Asia financial crisis meant a
large number of distressed and closed intermediaries in an environment with many links
between government, supervisors, politicians and financial institutions. This makes for a
good event for studying how such connections affect the resolution of financial
institutions’ distress. We investigate the occurrence of distress and closure decisions for...
Chapter 3 - Non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs). In this chapter, you will learn to: Understand the role of NBFIs in the financial system, outline the financial products and services provided by NBFIs, describe NBFI’s principal sources and uses of funds, examine the regulatory system.
Financial institutions are the firms that provide access to the financial markets, they sit between savers and borrowers and so are known as financial intermediaries. Banks, insurance companies, securities firms and pension funds,... In this chapter will introduce the financial institutions. Inviting you refer.
Lecture Financial markets - Lecture 5: Portfolio diversification and supporting financial institutions. In this chapter you will learn: How risks are spread, covariance with market portfolio, beta, mutual fund theorem, investment companies and their management.
Chapter 1 "A modern financial system - an overview", the objectives of this chapter are: Explain the functions of a financial system, categorise the main types of financial institutions, describe the main classes of financial instruments issued in a financial system, discuss the flow of funds between savers and borrowers, and through the financial system and economy,...
Chapter 3 - Non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs), after you have mastered the material in this chapter, you will be able to: Understand the different types of NBFIs and their roles in the financial system, outline the financial products and services provided by NBFIs, describe NBFIs’ principal sources and uses of funds.
Chapter 10 "Medium- to long-term debt", after you have mastered the material in this chapter, you will be able to: Identify the main types of medium- to long-term debt instruments in the market, describe the main features of these facilities, identify the financial institutions and parties involved in the provision of these facilities, undertake calculations related to the pricing of these debt instruments, discuss the availability and appropriateness of these debt instruments for business.
Chapter 1 - The financial system. This chapter explain the functions of a financial system, describe the main classes of financial instruments issued in a financial system, distinguish between various types of financial markets according to function, discuss the flow of funds between savers and borrowers, including direct and intermediated finance,...
Chapter 2 - The banking sector. After studying this chapter you will be able to: Evaluate the functions and activities of commercial banks, identify the main sources and uses of funds and reasons for changes, analyse the importance of changes in the role of banks on the financial system,…
Chapter 3 provides knowledge of financial instruments, financial markets, and financial institutions. In this chapter we will survey the financial system in three steps: Financial instruments or securities, financial markets, financial institutions.
Chapter 11 - The economics of financial intermediation. In this chapter, students will be able to understand: Financial institutions serve as intermediaries between savers and borrowers, so their assets and liabilities are primarily financial instruments, these institutions pool funds from people and firms who save and lend them to people and firms who need to borrow, intermediaries investigate the financial condition of the individuals and firms who want financing to figure out which have the best investment opportunities.
Chapter 4 - The Federal reserve system, monetary policy, and interest rates. This chapter described the Federal Reserve System in the United States. The Federal Reserve is the central bank charged with conducting monetary policy, supervising and regulating depository institutions, maintaining the stability of the financial system, and providing specific financial services to the U.S. government, the public, and financial institutions.
Chapter 9 - Foreign exchange markets. In this chapter, we reviewed foreign exchange markets. Foreign exchange markets have grown to be among the largest of the world's financial markets. We reviewed the trading process in this market, paying particular attention to the role played by financial institutions in the operations of the foreign exchange market.
Chapter 19 - Types of risks incurred by financial institutions. This chapter provided an overview of the major risks that modern FIs face. FIs face interest rate risk when the maturities of their assets and liabilities are mismatched. They incur market risk for their trading portfolios of assets and liabilities if adverse movements in the prices of these assets or liabilities occur.
This chapter presents the following content: Participation by financial institutions; participation by financial institutions; risks of interest rate swaps; pricing interest rate swaps; factors affecting the performance of interest rate swaps; interest rate caps, floors, and collars; globalization of swap markets.
After studying this chapter you will be able to understand: Background on savings institutions, sources and uses of funds, exposure to risk, management of interest rate risk, valuation of a savings institution, interaction with other financial institutions.
In this chapter includes content: Types of finance companies, sources of finance company funds, uses of finance company funds, regulation of finance companies, risks faced by finance companies, risks faced by finance companies, valuation of a finance company, interaction with other financial institutions, participation in financial markets, multinational finance companies.
In this chapter, students will be able to understand: Investment banking services, brokerage services, sources of income, regulation of securities firms, risks of securities firms, valuation of a securities firm, interaction with other financial institutions, participation in financial markets, globalization of securities firms.
Chapter 6 - Investors in the share market. The goals of this chapter are: Consider the role of an investor in the share market and appreciate the range of investment choices available to the investor; understand the process of buying and selling shares, the risks involved, and the importance of taxation when investing; describe indicators of financial performance.