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SCHEME OF WORK

BWFF3033 FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS


SEMESTER A131 (2013/2014)
LECTURERS NAME: SABARIAH NORDIN
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1 1#0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 General concept of
financial markets and
institutions
1.2 The role and
importance of financial
markets and
institutions
1.3 Financial markets and
institutions in Malaysia
Students will be able to:
i eplain the definition
and the importance of
financial markets and
institutions.
ii identify the financial
landscape in Malaysia.
iii discuss the role and
e!olution of financial
system in Malaysia.
1." #ecture and
discussion

1. $ower point
Slides
2. %otes
3. Su&&ested
Tetbook
'istribute syllabus
to the students
1 & 2 2#0 CENTRAL BANK
2.1 (entral bank system)
ob*ecti!e and role
2.2 Financial system
control and monetary
i discuss the ob*ecti!e
and role of (entral +ank
in &eneral
ii discuss the ob*ecti!e
and role of the +ank
%e&ara Malaysia
3 #ecture and
discussion
1. $ower point
Slides
2. ,andouts
3. +%M-S
.ebsites
+rief on &roup and
indi!idual pro*ects
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policy
2.3 Functions and roles of
the (entral +ank of
Malaysia
2.1 Financial policy
eecution in Malaysia
2." +2F32 1454
iii eplain how the
(entral +ank conduct
monetary policy and the
necessary tools to
control the financial
system in Malaysia.
i! eplain about +2F32
1454.
2 & 3 3#0 COMMERCIAL
BANKS
3.1 6oles and functions of
commercial bank
3.2 #ist of commercial
banks in Malaysia
3.3 Flow of funds: sources
and uses
3.1 (ommercial bank
current issues : mer&er
and consolidation
3." 3ssues) concept and
differences between
con!entional bank and
3slamic bank
i eplain the definition of
commercial banks
ii discuss the role and
functions of commercial
banks
iii eplain the mana&ement
and ser!ices offered by
commercial banks
i! identify the flow of
funds in the commercial
banks
! discuss the ma*or issues
related to commercial
banks in Malaysia
1." #ecture and
discussion
1. $ower point
Slides
2. Su&&ested
Tetbook
3. +%M-s
.ebsites
1. 2rticles on
current issues
'iscussions on
articles related to
commercial banks
7based on first
indi!idual
assi&nment8
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4#0 OTHER BANKIN'
INSTITUTIONS
1.1 9ther bankin&
institutional-s functions
in national economic
de!elopment
%#0 OTHER FINANCIAL
INSTITUTIONS
(NONBANK)
".1 'e!elopment Finance
3nstitutions
".2 $ro!ident and $ension
Funds
".3 3nsurance companies
".1 Sa!in& institutions
"." :nit trusts
".; Factorin& and leasin&
(ompanies
".< =enture capital
companies and others
".5 These institutions- role
in assistin& the
economic de!elopment
i discuss their functions in
national economic
de!elopment
i To identify the
de!elopment finance
institutions in Malaysia
ii To discuss its role and
functions
iii To identify the pro!ident
and pension funds in
Malaysia
i! To discuss functions and
roles of insurance
companies in Malaysia
! To identify what are the
functions and roles of
other non>bank financial
institutions
!i To discuss these
institutions- role and
functions in assistin& the
economic &rowth
1."
;
#ecture)
discussion
#ecture)
discussion
1. $ower point
Slides
2. +%M-s
.ebsites
1. $ower point
Slides
2. %otes
3. .ebsites of
particular
financial
institutions
/ui0 2
'iscussions on
articles related to
non>bank financial
institutions 7based
on second
indi!idual
assi&nment8
Mid>term 1
7before mid>sem
break8
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& & ( &#0 CAPITAL MARKET:
E)UIT*
;.1 +asic concept of
capital market
;.2 'ifferences between
e?uity and debt
markets
;.3 @?uity market
instruments: Malaysia
;.3.1 $rimary market
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;.3.2 Secondary market
7+ursa Malaysia8
i To define capital market
ii To discuss the
differences between
e?uity and debt markets
iii To discuss the
characteristics of e?uity
market-s instruments
i! To identify the
instruments of e?uity
market !ia primary !s.
secondary markets
3 #ecture and
discussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
3. ,andouts
1. .ebsite of
+ursa
Malaysia
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2ssi&n Group
$ro*ect A Form a
Group
SEMESTER BREAK
( & + &#0 CAPITAL MARKET:
E)UIT*
;.1 $articipants in the
e?uity market
;." The role of S() +%M
and 69( in e?uity
market in Malaysia
;.; 3slamic capital
! To identify participants
in the e?uity market
!i To identify functions and
roles of S() +%M and
69( in e?uity market in
Malaysia
!ii To discuss e?uity market
role in assistin& the
Malaysian economic
3 #ecture) and
discussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
3. .ebsites of
+ursa
Malaysia)
+%M and
S(

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market: @?uity
;.< (urrent 3ssues: (M$
de!elopment
To define 3slamic capital
market and identify
instruments a!ailable
i To discuss the current
issues related to e?uity
market
+ & , (#0 CAPITAL MARKET:
DEBT
<.1 'ebt market
instruments
<.2 Market players and
3nstitutions
<.3 (redit ratin&
<.1 3slamic capital market:
'ebt
<." (urrent de!elopments:
(M$
i To identify debt market
instruments
ii To discuss the
characteristics of debt
market-s instruments
iii. To differentiate
con!entional and
3slamic capital markets
iii To identify the
institutions and players
in the debt market
i! To discuss the
importance of credit
ratin& in debt market
! To discuss the current
issues related to debt
market
3 #ecture and
discussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
3. %otes
1. 2rticle
, & 10 +#0 DERI"ATI"ES
MARKET
i To define the deri!ati!es
market
ii To discuss the
1." #ecture)
'iscussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
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5.1 'efinition and purpose
of deri!ati!es market
5.2 'eri!ati!e instruments
5.3 @chan&e>traded
7&lobal and +ursa
Malaysia 'eri!ati!es
+erhad8 !s o!er the
counter deri!ati!es
5.1 Market players and
institutions
5." (urrent de!elopments:
(M$
characteristics of
instruments in
deri!ati!es market
iii To differentiate between
echan&e>traded and
o!er>the>counter
deri!ati!es
i! To identify the
institutions and players
in the deri!ati!es market
! To discuss the current
issues related to
deri!ati!es market
3. .ebsite of
+ursa
Malaysia
11 ,#0 MONE* MARKET
4.1 'efinition of money
market
4.2 Money market
3nstruments
4.3 $layers in the money
market
4.1 (urrent de!elopments
i To define money market
ii To discuss the
characteristics of the
instruments in money
market
iii To identify players in
the money market
i! To discuss current issues
related to money market
in Malaysia
3 #ecture)
'iscussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
3. %otes

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10#0 FOREI'N
E-CHAN'E
MARKET
1B.1 6ole and functions
1B.2 Market instruments
1B.3 Types of transactions
1B.1 $articipants in the
forei&n echan&e
market
1B." Forei&n echan&e
rates theories
1B.; (urrent
de!elopments
i To discuss the functions
of forei&n echan&e
market
ii To discuss the
characteristics of
instruments in the
forei&n echan&e
market
iii To identify the
institutions and players
in this market
i! To identify theories
related to forei&n
echan&e rates
! To discuss the current
issues related to forei&n
echan&e market
1." #ecture)
'iscussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
3. %otes
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13 & 14 11#0 INTEREST RATE
11.1 3nterest rate structure

11.2 Cield cur!e
11.3 'etermination of
interest rates
i To define interest rate
structure
ii To discuss the shapes of
yield cur!e
iii To identify
3 #ecture) and
discussion
1. Tetbook
2. $ower point
Slides
3. %otes
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11.1 The relationship
between interest rate
and forei&n
echan&e rate
determinants
of interest rates
i! To discuss the theories
related to interest rate
and forei&n echan&e
rate
! To discuss the interest
rate and forei&n
echan&e rates on
current economic
en!ironment
14 12#0 MONE* SUPPL*
PROCESS
12.1 'efinition and the
functions of money
12.2 Types of money
supply
12.3 Factors that
influence
the money supply
12.1 $articipants in the
money supply process
in the contet of
Malaysia
12." The relationship
between money
i To eplain the definition
and functions of money
ii To identify types of
money supply
iii To discuss factors that
influence the money
supply
i! To identify the
participants in the money
supply process
! To determine the
relationship that eists
between money supply)
interest rate and forei&n
echan&e with the
1." #ecture)
'iscussion
1. $ower point
Slides
2. ,andouts
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supply) interest rates
and forei&n echan&e
with the Malaysian
economy as a whole
Malaysian economy
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