Global Repo Markets: Instruments and Applications

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Wiley, Dec 7, 2011 - Business & Economics - 640 pages
Repo, from sale and repurchase agreement, is one for the oldest and widely used instruments in global capital markets. It is a vital ingredient in the smooth and efficient running of the financial markets, and is used by all market participants including central banks, commercial banks, fund managers and corporates.

This book is a comprehensive, detailed and authoritative description of the repo instrument. Written by a former repo trader, it covers applications and analysis of the various different instruments used in the repo markets. It also places the repo markets in the overall context of the money markets and banking asset-liability management.

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About the author (2011)

Moorad Choudhry is Head of Treasury at KBC Financial Products in London. He previously worked as a government bond trader at ABN Amro Hoare Govett Limited and Hambros Bank Limited, and in structured finance services at JPMorgan Chase Bank.

Dr. Choudhry is a Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, London Metropolitan University, and a Fellow of the Securities Institute in the City of London. He is co-author with Professor Frank Fabozzi of The Global Money Markets

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