Financial Market Rates and Flows

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9780133149562: Financial Market Rates and Flows

This book covers interest rates and financial risk management while providing a conceptual basis from which to understand interest rates, interest-rate differentials, financial market equilibration, risk, and risk shifting.

Emphasizing financial risk management, this book reflects the latest developments. It considers the volatility of bond prices with respect to coupon rate and maturity, and convexity while offering an extensive exploration into currency risk as it affects a foreign bond portfolio. It also explores the arbitrage equilibration between financial markets and likely changes that accompany change in the institutional environment. The fifth edition of Financial Market Rates and FlowsD has been revised to include a new chapter on prices and yields for bonds and money market instruments and one on mortgage securities and prepayment risk. Its overall presentation has been revised to reflect the latest shifts in the financial markets. In addition, the presentation of flow of funds has been updated and streamlined for easier comprehension and the discussion on modeling the term structure of interest rates as well as duration and convexity has been updated.

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This book explores the behavior of interest rates as they relate to changing market conditions, and examines how risk can be managed. It successfully bridges the gap between interest-rate theory and its application to fixed-income security portfolio management. Coverage includes the function of financial markets, the flow-of-funds system, foundations for interest rates, inflation and returns, derivative securities, the influence of taxes, and the social l allocation of capital. For those in the financial community, in business, and in government, who are concerned with investing in or issuing fixed-income securities.

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The book provides a conceptual basis for understanding interest rates, interest-rate differentials, financial market equilibration, risk, and risk shifting. Financial risk management is a theme throughout.

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