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FIN 511



Course Code

FIN 511

Course Title

Financial Markets and Institutions

Course Credit

3 hours

Prerequisite Course

FIN 501

Course Leve


Course Description

This course gives an overview of financial markets and institutions. It provides students with knowledge about the reasons for markets existence, their importance, and the roles they play in the financial environment. Other topics included in this course are: supply and demand for loans and securities, financial instruments, financial authorities and institutions, markets transactions, and laws and regulations that govern financial markets and institutions.

Course Material

Name of the book

Anthony Saunders, and Marcia Million Cornett, Financial Markets and Institutions, 6th Edition, McGraw Hill, Latest edition.

Reading Recommendation

Financial Management Theory and Practice, Brigham, E.F., and Ehrhardt, M.C. South Western Cengage Learning, 13th Edition

Corporate Finance by Aswath Damodaran

Financial Reporting & Analysis (Eighth Edition), by Charles H. Gibson

SEC Regulation, SAMA Regulations, BIS, IMF, TADAWUL

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