Foreign Exchange and Money Markets: Theory, Practice and Risk Management

 
9780080972091: Foreign Exchange and Money Markets: Theory, Practice and Risk Management

Floating rates, central-bank intervention, derivatives trading and the very high volumes of speculative and round-the-clock trading are just a few of the facets of the foreign exchange marketplace that make it a highly dynamic and volatile arena. This book addresses the practical applications of foreign currency trading and money market trading and provides comprehensive coverage of these markets. Coverage includes* What the instruments are* How and why they are used - by both bank dealers and corporate end-users* How the different instruments are linked one to another* How you price them* Structure of the market, EMU etc* The range of risks arising from dealings in these instruments that affect banks and corporates* How these risks are measured and managed

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'Foreign Exchange and Money Markets' addresses the continuous challenges in the foreign exchange market and provides decision-making skills tailored to meet individual trader needs. Those with experience of the industry at all levels will find this book invaluable. It is suitable for all Foreign exchange traders in Foreign Exchange departments of commercial banks, securities firms, insurance companies, and other Finance organizations. Floating rates, central-bank intervention, derivatives trading and the very high volumes of speculative and round-the-clock trading are just a few of the facets of the foreign exchange marketplace that make it a highly dynamic and volatile arena. This book addresses the practical applications of foreign currency trading and money market trading and provides comprehensive coverage of these markets. Coverage includes: * What the instruments are* How and why they are used - by both bank dealers and corporate end-users* How the different instruments are linked one to another* How you price them* Structure of the market, EMU etc* The range of risks arising from dealings in these instruments that affect banks and corporates * How these risks are measured and managed

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Bob Steiner is Managing Director of Markets International Ltd, an independent company specializing in training in a range of areas related to the international financial markets, treasury and banking. He has also written the best selling books: Mastering Financial Calculations, Mastering Repo Markets, and Key Market Concepts. Bob was previously senior consultant with HSBC, where he worked in London and New York in the dealing area as consultant to major US and European companies on treasury management. He has also been treasurer and fund manager of H P Bulmer Holdings plc and English and American Insurance Group plc, both active in currency and interest rate management. He has also worked in the overseas Department of the Bank of England, and with the European Commission in Brussels. He holds an honours degree in mathematics from Cambridge University, and has followed further studies in economics with London University. He is a member of the ACI and the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

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