ITB 400-International Banking and Finance

Prerequisite: ECO 100

Introduces students to international banking, functions andresponsibilities of the international loan officer, and the role thatcommercial and government financial institutions play in facilitatingworld trade. Subjects include balance of payments and country riskassessment, letters of credit, principles of foreign exchange,principles of international lending, national and international tradefinancing, the Eurodollar market, and national and internationallending agencies.