Understanding Financial Markets
list 4 séquences
assignment Niveau : Introductif
label Economie et Finance
chat_bubble_outline Langue : Anglais
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En résumé

In this course, you will learn what the main financial markets and their characteristics are as well as how they are linked to the economy. 

Our very diversified team of experts will start by teaching you how the price of stocks and bonds are computed and why they move while you will become increasingly aware of the notion of risk and why it matters when measuring an investment's performance. The focus will then move to less popular markets such as gold, emerging markets, real estate, hedge funds and private markets. These will be analyzed with an emphasis on their particular risks and return opportunities as well as how they can help in building efficient portfolios. Finally, the policies of central banks and their impact on financial markets will be presented to you along with the link between the economy and the price of financial assets.

All along these different steps, experts from UBS, our corporate partner, will show you how the concepts you just acquired are effectively applied in a leading global bank. This focus on practicality means you will not only understand what is going on in global financial markets but also start to figure out how you can use them to achieve financial goals, be it a client's or your own.

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Le programme

Week 1 : General Introduction and Key Concepts

Week 2 : Major Financial Markets

Week 3 : Other Financial Markets

Week 4 : Financial Markets and the Economy

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Les intervenants

Tony Berrada, SFI Associate Professor of Finance

Geneva Finance Research Institute

University of Geneva- Jonas Demaurex
University of Geneva- Jonas Demaurex, Teaching Assistant

Geneva Finance Research Institute
University of Geneva- Rajna Gibson Brandon, SFI Senior Chaired Professor of Finance and Managing Director of the GFRI

Geneva Finance Research Institute
University of Geneva- Michel Girardin, Lecturer in Macro-Finance - Project Leader for the "Investment Management" specialization

Geneva Finance Research Institute
University of Geneva- Kerstin Preuschoff, Associate Professor of Neurofinance and Neuroeconomics

Geneva Finance Research Institute
University of Geneva- Olivier Scaillet
University of Geneva- Olivier Scaillet, SFI Senior Chaired Professor of Finance and Vice-dean (research) at GSEM

Geneva Finance Research Institute
University of Geneva- Philip Valta, SFI Assistant Professor of Finance

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Le concepteur

Fondée en 1559, l'Université de Genève est aujourd'hui la deuxième plus grande Haute école de Suisse. Fleuron de la cité de Calvin, l'institution jouit d'un rayonnement international privilégié et cultive son ouverture au monde. L'UNIGE se distingue par son patrimoine intellectuel, un enseignement de qualité couvrant l'essentiel des domaines des sciences, des arts et des lettres ainsi que par une recherche de pointe.
 

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La plateforme

Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formation en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.

Ce qui la différencie le plus des autres plateformes MOOC, c'est qu'elle travaille qu'avec les meilleures universités et organisations mondiales et diffuse leurs contenus sur le web.

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Wise and complete view of the Financial Market and the interaction of Bonds, Equity, Monetary Policies and the portfolio management.

le 18 février 2018
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le 2 mars 2018

The videos of UBS Lecturers aren't that beneficial. Professor Ines wasn't that beneficial and she didn't deliver her concepts in a simple way. I liked Mr. Michel and his way of delivering his ideas. I liked the graphs and the correlations from the inverted time scale on the right.I liked the big mac PPP and the visual aids he used.Finally the last part of module 4 had too many information that can be delivered better by giving a quiz about it and to give time for each topic separately.I enjoyed this course so much and I would recommend it for my friends

le 18 février 2018

Wise and complete view of the Financial Market and the interaction of Bonds, Equity, Monetary Policies and the portfolio management.

le 10 février 2018

very good introduction to financial markets, especially with the current economic scenario of interest rate discussions and volatile stock markets in the US

le 7 février 2018

GRAN CURSO, RECOMIENDO PLENAMENTE, SE APRENDE A IDENTIFICAR LOS RIESGOS DE INVERSIÓN Y NOS ENSEÑA COMO TOMAR DECISIONES AL CONOCER EL MERCADO Y EVALUAR EL ENTORNO, ESPERO QUE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE GINERBRA PUEDA DAR UN COMPLEMENTO DE ESTE CURSO, INTERESANTE Y APRENDÍ MUCHO.

le 26 janvier 2018

I got a broader understanding of the financial markets, especially from the practical side, and that's what I looked for.thanks..