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FIRE 473. International Finance

Credits: 3
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Foreign exchange, currency and derivative markets, currency risk management, international investment and financing decisions, multinational corporate financial decisions.
Prerequisites: FIRE 371
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the international parity conditions.
2. Understand currency-forecasting techniques.
3. Characterize the tools of hedging currency risk.
4. Explain the determination of exchange rates and the demand and supply for currencies.
5. Analyze the interaction between changing currency values, cross exchange rates and opportunities arising from inter-market arbitrage.

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