EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, MARKETS AND BANKING
GLOBAL ON-LINE FIN11128
TRIMESTER 2 2016-17
Type of assessment: 5000 word literature review
Due date: Friday 28th April by 23.59 UK Time
Instructions for FIN11128 Coursework
• Select only one of the four question topics and perform a literature review of a minimum of five journal articles
• The marking scheme is as follows
Distinction Pass F ail
D5 95-100 P5 70-74 F1 40-49
D4 90-94 P4 65-69 F2 30-39
D3 85-89 P3 60-64 F3 20-29
D2 80-84 P2 55-59 F4 10-19
D1 75-79 P1 50-54 F5 0-9
Evaluate the role of financial markets and institutions in the causes of , and the resolutions to, the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009 .
Critically examine the behaviour of sovereign bonds in the Eurozone from at least two different interest rate theoretical perspectives.
Discuss whether the Efficient Market Hypothesis is still relevant to financial market operations.
Evaluate the actions of the European Central Bank in the conduct of Monetary Policy, describing the main strategies and tools used to stabilise the Euro currency.