Guide to Financial Markets

Guide to Financial Markets

Why They Exist and How They Work

Book - 2014 | 6th ed
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Extensively revised and updated following the fallout from the global financial crisis, the 6th edition of this highly regarded book brings the reader right up to speed with the latest financial market developments, and provides a clear and incisive guide to a complex world that even those who work in it often find hard to understand. In chapters on the markets that deal with money, foreign exchange, equities, bonds, commodities, financial futures, options and other derivatives, the book examines why these markets exist, how they work, and who trades in them, and gives a run-down of the factors that affect prices and rates.
Contents: Why markets matter
Foreign-exchange markets
Money markets
Bond markets
International fixed-income markets
Equity markets
Futures and options markets
Derivatives markets
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2014
Edition: 6th ed
Branch Call Number: 332.64 L ed.6 PBK
Characteristics: 296 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781610393898


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