International Financial Markets / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
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- Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Designed to provide readers with a solid framework for exploring financial markets as markets, this bestselling book dellineates the basic rules of the game in each of the three major international financial markets: foreign exchange, eurocurrencies, and international bonds, and conveys an intuitive feel for market dynamics. Blends theory and institutional accounts. Considers the interbank market in foreign exchange. Explains how to hedge with FX forwards, futures, and options. A new chapter explores aspects of the European Monetary System in two separate discussions: historical background and general features; and the technical details of the Exchange Rate Mechanism. For readers interested in International Financial Markets. The previous edition ISBN is 0135006120.
|Publisher:||Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference|
|Edition description:||3rd ed|
|Product dimensions:||7.26(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.95(d)|
Table of ContentsI. HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM, 1944-2000.
1. The Rise and Fall of Bretton Woods.
2. Globalization and the Growth of Derivatives.
3. The Crash of '94-'96 and Beyond.
II. FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKETS.
4. Introduction to the Foreign Exchange Market.
5. Forwards, Swaps, and Interest Parity.
6. Foreign Currency Futures.
7. Foreign Currency Options.
III. EUROCURRENCY MARKETS.
8. Eurobanking and Eurocurrency Centers.
9. Deposit Dealing and the Term Structure of Eurocurrency Rates.
10. Eurocurrency Futures and Options.
11. Syndicated Eurocredits.
IV. INTERNATIONAL BOND MARKETS.
12. Introduction to the International Bond Markets.
13. New Issue Procedures in the Eurobond Market.
14. Eurobond Valuation and Hedging.
15. Interest Rate and Currency Swaps.
16. Pricing Option Features in International Bonds.
V. SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL FINANCE.
17. Forecasting and the Image of the Future.
18. Chaos in International Financial Markets.
19. The Fractal Distribution of Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates.
20. Purchasing Power Parity.
21. Central Banks and the Balance of Payments.
22. The European Monetary System.