The Foreign Exchange and Money Markets Guide / Edition 2
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The Foreign Exchange and Money Markets Guide / Edition 2

by Julian Walmsley, Walmsley
     
 

Dramatic changes in the foreign exchange and money markets have considerably altered the way international business will be conducted in the new millennium. The advent of the Euro, the enormous growth of the swaps market, and the daily increase in the development of derivative instruments are at the forefront of this evolution. If you're an investor, corporate

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Overview

Dramatic changes in the foreign exchange and money markets have considerably altered the way international business will be conducted in the new millennium. The advent of the Euro, the enormous growth of the swaps market, and the daily increase in the development of derivative instruments are at the forefront of this evolution. If you're an investor, corporate finance officer, or anyone seeking to gain the essential edge in the world's major financial markets, resources for sound, accessible, and timely information are more important than ever. This updated, totally revised, and expanded edition of finance expert Julian Walmsley's popular classic is the one book you'll need. Practical and easy-to-understand, this unique reference provides guidance on every important market around the world, including closely related money markets such as the commercial paper and Eurocommercial paper markets, national money markets, interest rate options markets, and numerous related instruments. You will also find state-of-the-art sections on:
* The Euro
* Swaps-the instrument with the fastest growing market of all time
* Money market calculations
* Foreign exchange calculations
* Derivatives
* Risk issues
From currency option markets to the "third generation" hedging products that combine forwards and options, The Foreign Exchange and Money Markets Guide, Second Edition unites volumes of information in one single source-and demystifies the seemingly complex concepts facing investors today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471348986
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
Frontiers in Finance Series, #70
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

1Money Markets1
2Euromarkets and Foreign Exchange18
3The Euromarkets and Global Financial Integration35
4Links between Foreign Exchange and Money Markets51
5The International Financial System68
6The Euro and the European Monetary Union93
7Money Market Calculations109
8Money Market Paper and Bond Calculations139
9Foreign Exchange Calculations161
10Forward Contracts: Outrights167
11Forward Contracts: Swaps173
12Short Dates205
13Adjustments211
14Artificial Currency Units222
15Financial Futures234
16The Swap Market260
17Options Basics282
18Options Instruments333
19Risk Issues385
20Money Market Risk and Interest-Rate Risk421
21Measurement and Control of Foreign Exchange Risk445
22Credit and Settlement Risk461
App. ABasic Statistical Concepts490
App. BIslamic Value Dates502
Index505

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