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Financial Markets and Financial Institutions - Risk Management,
15 Credits

Course Code: 723G32 



Written exam results will be available on the 8th of Jan 2014.

Course cordinator:

Bo Sjö
Phone: 013-281603  


Course Description:

This course deals with the management and regulations of financial markets and financial institutions. The course has both a contemporary financial institutions management perspective and an historical perspective that helps to understand the challanges in the management and regulation of financial intermediaries. The course covers why financial intermediaries exists in the first place, why they are seen as special compared to other firms, the understanding of financial crises in a historical perspective; how to identify, measure and manage risks in financial institutuions, in particular intrest rate risk, credit risk, foreign exchange and liquidity risks.  

Period: 131028-140117


Saunders, Anthony and Marcia Millon Cornett, Financial Institutions Management - A Risk Management Approach, McGraw-Hill, 7 ed. 2011.

Reinhart, Carmen M. and Kenneth S. Rogoff, This Time is Different. Eight Centuries of Financial Folly. Princeton University Press 2009 (Paperback sept 2011).

+ Articles and printed material, and case studies. 


Examination is done through one individual written exam as well as individual and group assignments. The first written exam takes place on December 12th, 8-12 am, 2013. The rest of the course contains individual and group assignments that require a broadband network connection to communicate with other students. There is no need to be present in Linköping during this time. The university will be closed during December 22th and January 6. The final assignment should be handed in for grading on January 16th, 09:00.


Written examination dates:

131212 First exam

140124 Reexam 1

140407 Reexam 2

Page responsible: karin.bredin@liu.se
Last updated: 2013-12-26