Bonds: A Concise Guide for Investors

Bonds: A Concise Guide for Investors

by Moorad Choudhry
     
 

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Bonds are a vital part of the global financial markets and an essential part of any investor's portfolio. In this book leading fixed income expert Professor Moorad Choudhry demystifies bonds once and for all. Many bonds offer secure returns at a lower risk than equities. This guide highlights, in a simple, clear fashion, the importance of bonds and explains why all

Overview

Bonds are a vital part of the global financial markets and an essential part of any investor's portfolio. In this book leading fixed income expert Professor Moorad Choudhry demystifies bonds once and for all. Many bonds offer secure returns at a lower risk than equities. This guide highlights, in a simple, clear fashion, the importance of bonds and explains why all private investors should consider them when formulating their investment strategy. Covering government bonds, the yield curve and what drives the market, among other topics, in an easy, accessible style, this book is a must for anyone who wants to follow sound investment practice. Readers will gain insight into the advantages of holding bonds and why they should always form part of any savings portfolio.

About the Author:
Moorad Choudhry is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, London Metropolitan University, a Visiting Research Fellow at the ICMA Centre, University of Reading, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Mathematical Trading and Finance, Cass Business School, and a Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230626751
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/16/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

MOORAD CHOUDHRY is Head of Treasury at KBC Financial Products Limited, the investment banking arm of KBC Bank NV. His responsibilities cover asset-liability management for the group's activities worldwide, including money market funding, managing the asset-backed conduit programme and corporate bond repo trading. He was previously a vice-president in structured finance services with JPMorgan Chase Bank in London. Prior to that we worked as a gilt-edged market maker and treasury trader with ABN Amro Hoare Govett Sterling Bonds Limited, and as a sterling proprietary trader within the Treasury division at Hambros Bank Limited. He is also Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, Finance and International Business, London Metropolitan University, UK. He is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Mathematical Trading and Finance, CASS Business School, London.

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