About Course

I. General (Overview)

  • Financial system-is a collection of markets, institutions, laws and regulations and techniques through which bonds, stocks, and other securities traded, interest rates determined, and financial services produced and delivered.
  • Financial System encompasses a group of intermediaries which facilitates the flow of funds from the areas of surplus to the areas of deficit. It is composition of various institutions, markets and laws, practices, money managers, analysts, transactions and claims and liabilities. This facilitates the exchange of financial instruments like deposits and loans, corporate stocks and bonds, government bonds etc.

  • The financial system of nations might be either bank based financial system, for instance, in the case of Ethiopia or market based financial system in modern economies. In spite of the differencesthe primary task of financial systems is to move scarce loanable funds from those who have saved to those who borrow for consumption and investment.

Course Content

CHAPTER 1 : The Role of the Financial System in the Economy

  • CH 1 : General Overview
  • CH 1 Lesson : The Role of the Financial System in the Economy


CHAPTER 3 : Interest Rates Vs security prices & inflation

CHAPTER 4 : The Regulation of Financial Markets and Institutions

CHAPTER 5 : History of banking and money in Ethiopia


Free access this course

Material Includes

  • Downloadable resource on request
  • Access on mobile and PC
  • Organized Lessons
  • Integrated Q & A Student-Teacher Forum


  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of computers
  • You must enroll to access lessons
  • Personal Laptop or Desktop
  • Internet access
  • Dedicate extra study hours a week
  • Turn in assignments on or before due dates

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