The course is designed to provide a fundamental knowledge of Financial intermediation. The aim of this course consists in the analysis of the technical features of financial instruments and of the structure of the financial system, in particular regarding the different functions performed by financial institutions and financial markets.
1.Functions and structure of the financial system
2.Financial instruments: bonds, shares and derivatives
4.Financial institutions: banks, securities intermediaries and insurance companies
5.Regulation and supervision of the financial system
Il Sistema finanziario, Volume Create, McGraw-Hill, 2011: chapters 1 – 14, 16, 17
A. FERRARI, E. GUALANDRI, A. LANDI, P. VEZZANI, Gli strumenti finanziari, Giappichelli, Torino, 2004