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Finance and Financial Markets

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Keith Pilbeam
    Pages 1-21
  3. Keith Pilbeam
    Pages 39-60
  4. Keith Pilbeam
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  14. Keith Pilbeam
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  15. Keith Pilbeam
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  16. Back Matter
    Pages 455-479

About this book


Finance and Financial Markets is a major new text designed for introductory undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA courses in economics and finance. It provides a comprehensive yet relatively non-technical introduction to modern-day financial institutions, markets and instruments. The text covers the role of financial intermediaries, interest rate determination, and the domestic and international money and capital markets. In addition to coverage of equities and foreign exchange there is extensive treatment of derivative instruments such as futures, options and swaps.


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About the authors

KEITH PILBEAM lectures in International Finance at City University, London. A graduate at Leeds University, he has undertaken postgraduate studies at the College of Europe in Bruges, where he also became a teaching assistant. He obtained his PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and has been employed at the National Westminster Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland. He is a consultant to the Foreign Office and a number of academic and City financial institutions. His two previous books are Exchange Rate Management: Theory and Evidence (Macmillan, 1991) and International Finance (Macmillan, 1992).

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Finance and Financial Markets
  • Authors Keith Pilbeam
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-62944-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-62945-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-26273-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXII, 479
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Finance, general
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