This course will introduce the essential topics of international finance and investment. It will familiarise students with an analytical framework within which the key international finance issues, such as exchange rate movements, the volumes of exports and imports, risks associated with exchange rate fluctuations, and international capital flows can be analyzed. The latest and emerging issues related to international financial transactions and investment activities will be discussed to understand the relevance of the topics in the real world context. The course will also provide the necessary foundation for understanding the role of money and monetary policy in the global context.
There are no readings in Lesson 1.