i) Make a distinction between intermediated and market finance using descriptive instances.
ii) Make a distinction between the main characteristics of Debt and Equity.
iii) Discuss and describe the significance of a secondary market in terms of liquidity and valuation of new issues of shares.
iv) How are securities traded on Auction as compared to Dealers market?
i) Discuss and describe the Modigliani-Miller irrelevancy theorem for corporate capital structure. What limitations underline the theorem?
ii) What are the implications when the existence of the bankruptcy cost is included?
iii) Discuss and describe the departure from Modigliani-Miller proposition using the agency cost and information asymmetry theory of capital structure.
i) Discuss and describe the risk associated with changes in exchange rates.
ii) How these risks are managed internally?
iii) describe and illustrate how a manager can use a forward contract to deal with transaction risks using expressive exs. How does it compare with a future?
iv) describe briefly the mechanism of the swap in risk management.