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Currency Exchange

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • When most people think about currency exchange, we are usually thinking about buying foreign currency to bring with us on vacation. However, currency exchange involves much more such as treasuries, bonds, imports and exports, trade imbalances, and the borrowing costs of a country. This free online course about currency exchange gives us a key insight into the financing behind a country's growth and development, and answers questions such as how is the money raised to build a country's infrastructure.

    The course discusses how currency is valued, devalued, and how countries trade and lend money to each other. It also discusses the knock-on effects of lack of demand for treasury bonds to a country and the costs thereafter.

    This course will be of great interest to business and finance professionals who would like to learn more about currency exchange mechanisms, and to the non-finance professional person wishing to know more about what role currency exchange practices play in the financial system.

  • Learning outcomes:
    - Understanding of the currency exchange how it works;
    - Examines treasury bonds, liquid assets;
    - Understand the terminology used around currency exchange;
    - How countries trade and lend money to development growth.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 2 )
  • UNDERSTANDING CURRENCY EXCHANGE
  • Module 1: Understanding Currency Exchange
    • Currency Exchange Introduction
    • Currency Effect on Trade
    • Currency Effect on Trade Review
    • Pegging the Yuan
    • Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
    • American-Chinese Debt Loop
    • Debt Loops Rationale and Effects
    • China keeps peg but diversifies holdings
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 2: Currency Exchange Assessment
    • Currency Exchange Assessment
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 2: Currency Exchange Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours

  • Publisher

    Khan Academy

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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