FIN402 Assignment 1

Assignment 1

FIN 402 (2st Term 2021-2022)

Deadline: 03/03/2022 @ 23:59

Course Name: Financial Institutions and Markets Student’s Name:
Course Code: FIN 402 Student’s ID Number:
Semester: II CRN:
Academic Year: 1442/1443 H, 1st Term

For Instructor’s Use only

Instructor’s Name:
Students’ Grade: / 10 Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


  • This assignment is an individual assignment.
  • The Assignment must be submitted only in WORD format via allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
  • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
  • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
  • Late submission will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
  • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Assignment 1 Questions: Week 2 to Week 6: [10 Marks]

Q1. “The more risk-averse people are, the more likely they are to diversify.” Is this statement true, false, or uncertain? Explain your answer. [2 Marks]

Q2. Define the concept of Standard Deviation and how to help to evaluate different investment choices? [2 Marks]

Q3. Explain the relation between Interest rate and Bonds quantity level? [2 Marks]

Q4. Do credit rating agencies do a good job at assessing credit risk? [2 Marks]

Q5. Emphasise fundamentals of financial institutions within financial markets? Outline the role of financial intermediates and how important to financial systems? [2 Marks]



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