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Capital Markets and Key Participants

Learn about global financial markets, including the structure and types of capital markets, and how to identify key participants and their impact on the market.
Capital Markets and Key Participants
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Estimated 2 weeks
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About this course

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This course explores the economic interplay between financial intermediaries (indirect finance) and markets (direct finance) in allocating capital and creating investment opportunities.

You will learn about global financial markets including how banking and financial markets work together. You will learn about the types of of financial intermediaries and how to identify the drivers behind the global distribution of investment-grade bonds by currency and of equity market capitalization by country.

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  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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  • Introduction to Global Financial Markets
  • Identify the key participants and their impact on the market
  • Understand the drivers behind the global distribution of investment-grade bonds by currency and of equity market capitalization by country.
  • Distinguish between direct and indirect finance in global capital markets.
  • Identify the main types of financial intermediaries.
  • Distinguish between primary and secondary financial markets.
LO1: Introduction to Global Financial Markets LO2: Major Capital Markets LO3: Global Equity Market Capitalization LO4: Structure and Types of the Capital Market LO5: Who Issues and Invests in Securities and Why? LO6: Buy Side vs Sell side LO7: Other Investment Banking Businesses LO8: Equity Underwriting

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