What Moves the Currency Markets?

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WHAT MOVES THE CURRENCY MARKETS?​

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Frameworks for thinking about what moves currency markets, in theory and in practice. We will talk about monetary policy and macroeconomic news, risk, capital flows and external exposures, commodities and central bank intervention. Make sense of the jargon and critically assess reporting on currency markets.

KEY TAKEAWAYS
  • What we know and what we don’t know about exchange rate developments
  • What theories fit the data?
  • Common patterns during crises
FACULTY BIOGRAPHY

Anella is part of our Master of Central Banking team. Before joining ASB, she worked at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, the Bank for International Settlements (Hong Kong office) and the Asian Development Bank. Her research interests are asset pricing, monetary policy, international macroeconomics and macro-prudential policy.  She has a BSc in Electrical Engineering from MIT and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oxford.

What Moves the Currency Markets?

ANELLA MUNRO

Professor of Economics

AREA OF EXPERTISE

International Macroeconomics, Macroprudential Policy, Asset, Pricing, Monetary Policy, International Finance

TARGET AUDIENCE

People who make business decisions that are affected by exchange rates.

WHAT MOVES THE CURRENCY MARKETS?

1 content day (2 online delivery days of 3 hours per day)

Sept 30, Oct 7

(2.45pm – 6.00pm)

This course will be offered digitally during 2020, with an option for in-classroom sessions if and when allowed.

Program Fee

RM 2,400

For more information, contact us at exec@asb.edu.my