Mastering Derivatives Markets: A Step-by-step Guide to the Products, Applications and Risks

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Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2007 - Business & Economics - 426 pages
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Mastering Derivatives Markets is the most widely read book on the general derivatives market, and is read by everyone from bankers and brokers to journalists. The latest edition once again offers a comprehensive overview of everything a professional investor needs to know regarding the derivative process and its instruments. These include recent derivative changes, and explanations into options, swaps and futures across the key asset classes of rates, currency, equity, commodity and credit. In support of this, it also covers newer and more complex tools such as credit derivatives, and answers the following questions: bull; What happens after the deal is done? bull; What is benchmarking? bull; How does STP work in this market? bull; What are electronic templates? bull; How is technology evolving? bull; How do the new accounting regulations work, IAS 39, FASB 133? bull; How will MiFID affect what we do? This book is your passport to derivative success. Don't enter the market without it.

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Francesca Taylor is the principle of Taylor Associates, one of the City?s leading financial training companies, specialising in derivatives, capital markets, risk and treasury training.

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