Financial Institutions and Markets focuses on the operation of Australia's financial system. This text examines the financial system's three main functions: settlement, flow-of-funds and risk transfer. The book provides a comprehensive and easily understood integrated account of the activities of Australia's financial institutions and markets ' and their instruments ' including the major capital and foreign exchange markets, and the markets for derivatives. This book is fully updated post - GFC to include coverage of issues such as Bitcoin, Atlassian and Brexit. New print books also come with Search Me! Finance, so you have the latest finance news stories at your fingertips.