This course covers the characteristics of debt instruments in the money market and in the capital market. In addition, there will be coverage for the classification of financial intermediaries into depository institutions, contractual savings institutions, and investment-type financial intermediaries. The course contains a study of the determinants of interest rate, its structure, and the theories that explain its behavior. Furthermore, the material of this course contains an examination of the stock market and the foreign exchange market. Specifically, the course will cover their behavior over time, how to measure their performance, the factors that affect them, and the central bank's role in influencing the path of each of them.