Introduction to Derivative Financial Instruments: Bonds, Swaps, Options, and Hedging / Edition 1

Introduction to Derivative Financial Instruments: Bonds, Swaps, Options, and Hedging / Edition 1

by Dimitris Chorafas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071546634

ISBN-13: 9780071546638

Pub. Date: 04/11/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Written by a renowned corporate financial advisor, this timely guide offers a comprehensive treatment of derivative financial instruments, fully covering bonds, interest swaps, options, futures, Forex, and more. The author explains the strategic use of derivatives, their place in portfolio management, hedging, and the importance of managing risk.

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Written by a renowned corporate financial advisor, this timely guide offers a comprehensive treatment of derivative financial instruments, fully covering bonds, interest swaps, options, futures, Forex, and more. The author explains the strategic use of derivatives, their place in portfolio management, hedging, and the importance of managing risk.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071546638
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/11/2008
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

1. Accounting for Financial Innovation

2. Derivatives

3. Strategic Use of Derivatives

4. Hedging

5. Risk Assumed with Derivatives

6. Liquidity, Solvency, Regulation, and the Accounting Profession

7. Types of Options

8. Pricing of Options

9. Option Traders, buyers and writers

10. The Greeks: Delta, Gamma, Theta, Kappa, and Rho

11. Credit Risk and Market Risk with Options

12. Futures and Forwards

13. Swaps

14. Interest Rate Management through Derivatives


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