GLOBAL FINANCE

JIM OWENS

SESSION FOUR 

Topic:  Managing Interest Rate and Currency Risk Globally                  

Objective:  We will address some of the characteristics of the global markets for forwards, futures, options and swaps.  We are interested in the changing nature of the global finance market in light of the downturn in the EURO economies and the fallout from some of the changes in the Asian markets as well as our own.

Readings:           

1. Foreign Exchange Problems

2. OCC’s Quarterly Report…Fourth Quarter 2016 Summary Source: https://www.occ.gov/topics/capital-markets/financial-markets/derivatives/dq416.pdf

3. "IMF Global Financial Stability Report Executive Summary"  Source: http://www.imf.org/en/publications/gfsr/issues/2017/03/30/global-financial-stability-report-april-2017

4."Traders Reform 'Last Look' after bank scandals"

5. "New BIS code for foreign exchange trading"

6. Access to the new code: Currency Trading Code