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On completing this module, students will be expected to be able to
1. Describe the various exchange rate systems and explain their benefits and disadvantages.
2. Critically appraise the extent to which the theories of exchange rate determination explain exchange rate movements in today’s globalised economy.
3. Explain the various tools and approaches for firms in hedging transaction exchange exposure, and recommend particular approaches to hedging in a variety of economic and firm-specific circumstances.
4. Analyse the extent to which firms are exposed to economic or operating exchange risk, evaluate their systems in place to manage it, and recommend alternative approaches.
5. Describe the problems facing international financial markets at present, demonstrate an understanding of how they came about, and be able to critically appraise potential solutions to future global financial market challenges.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Examination||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Main Assignment||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.
|Dr Christina Burke||Tutor|
|Ms Michele Connolly||Tutor|
|Lim Kaim Soon||Tutor|
|Chee Shong Tan||Tutor|
|Charlene Tan Puay Koon||Tutor|
|Yung Chiang Yang||Tutor|