The Management of Bond Investments and Trading of Debt

The Management of Bond Investments and Trading of Debt

by Dimitris N. Chorafas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750667265

ISBN-13: 9780750667265

Pub. Date: 07/14/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Written for managers and professionals in business and industry, and using a minimum of mathematical language, The Management of Bond Investments and the Trading of Debt addresses three key issues:

  • Bondholder’s options, risks and rewards in making investments in debt instruments;
  • The dynamics of inflation, and how they affect

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Written for managers and professionals in business and industry, and using a minimum of mathematical language, The Management of Bond Investments and the Trading of Debt addresses three key issues:

  • Bondholder’s options, risks and rewards in making investments in debt instruments;
  • The dynamics of inflation, and how they affect both trading in the bond market, and investment decisions; and
  • The democratization of lending, socialization of risk, and effect of the global economy on the bond market.

Financial expert Dimitris Chorafas discusses these issues in straightforward language for managers and professionals in commercial banks, securities houses, financial services companies, merchandising firms, manufacturing companies, and consulting firms, placing the mathematical treatment of the issues in the appendices, available for study but not necessary for understanding the business issues addressed in the book.

  • Focuses on new issues of central importance in bond and debt trading today
  • Uses clear, straightforward language for managers and professionals in business and industry, with mathematical treatment provided in appendices
  • Thorough treatment of operational risk new to books on this topic

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780750667265
    Publisher:
    Elsevier Science
    Publication date:
    07/14/2005
    Pages:
    448
    Product dimensions:
    1.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    Part One: The Dynamics Of Debt, Leverage, And Globalization
    Ch 1: Democratization Of Lending And Socialization Of Risk
    Ch 2: Trading Debt In A Globalized Economy
    Part Two: The Bondholders Options, Risks And Rewards
    Ch 3: Bonds Defined
    Ch 4: Convertible Bonds, Zero Bonds, Junk Bonds, Strips, And Other Bonds
    Ch 5: Choosing Bonds
    Ch 6: Bank Loans And Securitization;
    Part Three: Interest Rates, Yields, And Duration
    Ch 7: The Dynamics Of Interest Rates
    Ch 8: Inflation Indexing And Impact Of Government Deficits
    Ch 9: Bond Yields and Benchmark Government Bonds
    Ch 10: Maturity And Duration
    Part Four: Bonds, Bond Markets, Credit Rating And Risk Control:
    Ch 11: Bonds, Money Markets, Capital Markets, And Financial Organizations
    Ch 12: Credit Quality And Independent Rating Agencies
    Ch 13: Case Studies On Credit Quality
    Ch 14: Market Risk With Bonds
    Ch 15: The Control Of Risk Under Basel II

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