Modern Financial Intermediaries and Markets / Edition 1

Modern Financial Intermediaries and Markets / Edition 1

by Nasser Arshadi, Gordon V. Karels
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131194704

ISBN-13: 9780131194700

Pub. Date: 10/08/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Presents the process of financial intermediation as a broad theme that extends beyond the nature and purpose of financial intermediaries to include their influence over the financial instruments and markets in which they operate. Modern Financial Intermediaries and Markets integrates diverse topics under a running theme to provide extensive coverage of…  See more details below

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Presents the process of financial intermediation as a broad theme that extends beyond the nature and purpose of financial intermediaries to include their influence over the financial instruments and markets in which they operate. Modern Financial Intermediaries and Markets integrates diverse topics under a running theme to provide extensive coverage of the modern functions of financial institutions such as off-balance-sheet activities, securitization, and financial derivatives. The book presents real-world examples and problems within a modern, global perspective. A valuable book for any professional who needs to understand more about global financial markets and institutions or bank management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131194700
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/08/1996
Pages:
501
Product dimensions:
8.21(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1A Framework for Studying Modern Financial Intermediaries and Markets1
Ch. 2Why Do Firms Exist?10
Ch. 3Why Do Financial Intermediaries Exist?27
Ch. 4Basic Functions of Depository Intermediaries41
Ch. 5Modern Functions of Depository Intermediaries: Off-Balance-Sheet, Loan Sale, and Securitization Activities70
Ch. 6Regulation of Depository Intermediaries91
Ch. 7The Deposit Insurance System120
Ch. 8Nondepository Financial Intermediaries: Insurance Companies149
Ch. 9Nondepository Financial Intermediaries: Pension Funds, Mutual Funds, Investment Banks, and Finance Companies179
Ch. 10Global Financial Intermediation213
Ch. 11Market Efficiency and Asset Pricing237
Ch. 12The Level and Structure of Interest Rates258
Ch. 13Money and Capital Markets285
Ch. 14Major Capital Market Transactions: Takeovers, Defensive Tactics, and Insider Trading321
Ch. 15Derivatives and the Management of Financial Risk325
Ch. 16Forward and Futures382
Ch. 17Swaps413
Ch. 18Options434
Ch. 19Future Trends in Financial Intermediaries and Markets468

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