Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
SECS-P/11 - FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
Primo semestre (lauree magistrali) dal Oct 3, 2022 al Dec 23, 2022.
The course introduces the main issues pertaining the management of Banking institutions, aiming at providing students with the methodologies necessary to understand both technical and management features. The former relates to the activities performed by banks and to credit instruments; the latter regards the management policies referring to the different banking activities. In deepening the financial intermediation activities and the financial and currency management of the typical risks of banks, the regulatory context will be considered. Students will learn concepts and methodologies necessary to critically assess the dynamics of banking activities and to understand their issues and risks. At the end of the course, students will be supposed to autonomously evaluate the role of banks within the financial system, the features of credit intermediation and related risks.
Prerequisites and basic notions
There are no prerequisites
1. Banking activity
2. Regulation and supervision of banks
3. The organizational structure of banks
4. Funding and investments (loans, financial markets, etc.) of banks
5. Investment services
7. Banks’ own investment portfolio
8. Liquidity management
9. The risks of banking
10. Banking crises
RUOZI R., Economia della banca, Egea, Milano, 2020, excluding chapters 17 and 18.
Further readings on specific topics will be made available on the e-learning page for the course.
Textbooks and further readings are consistent with the syllabus.
Teaching will be developed through lectures aimed at facilitating the understanding and interpretation of theoretical concepts. The course could include meetings with experts.
Learning assessment procedures
The exam is written and takes 120 minutes.
The examination procedures are the same for attending and non-attending students.
The exam aims to verify the student's ability to critically analyze the topics of the program and consists of 3 or 4 open questions.