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Shipping Derivatives and Risk Management

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 1-23
  3. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 24-64
  4. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 65-106
  5. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 107-124
  6. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 125-180
  7. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 181-216
  8. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 217-257
  9. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 258-302
  10. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 303-337
  11. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 338-362
  12. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 363-398
  13. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 399-424
  14. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 425-450
  15. Amir H. Alizadeh, Nikos K. Nomikos
    Pages 451-480
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 481-499

About this book

Introduction

A comprehensive book on shipping derivatives and risk management which covers the theoretical and practical aspects of financial risk in shipping. The book provides a thorough overview of the practice of risk management in shipping with the use of theoretical examples and real-life applications.

Keywords

Credit Risk derivatives management risk management Risk Measurement shipping strategy trading trading strategie value-at-risk

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of FinanceCass Business School, City UniversityUK
  2. 2.Faculty of FinanceCass Business School, City UniversityUK

About the authors


AMIR ALIZADEH is Reader in Shipping Economics and Finance at Cass Business School, City University, London, UK. His research interest includes modelling commodity and shipping freight markets, derivatives and risk management, and forecasting. He has published in several academic journals in the area of transportation, risk management, finance and economics, and has worked as an advisor and a consultant.
 
NIKOS NOMIKOS is Reader in Shipping Risk Management and Director of the MSc degree in Shipping, Trade and Finance at Cass Business School, City University, London, UK. He commenced his career at the Baltic exchange as Senior Market Analyst. Since November 2001, he has been with the Faculty of Finance at Cass Business School, where he specialises in the area of freight derivatives and risk management. He has published numerous papers in academic journals and his research has been presented in conferences world-wide. He also acts as a consultant on issues of risk management for a number of companies in the shipping and financial sectors.

Bibliographic information

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Reviews

'A thorough investigation of the fascinating shipping markets by experts in the field. A "must have" for practitioners and researchers in the commodity world.' - Helyette Geman, Director, Commodity Finance Centre, Birkbeck College, University of London and ESCP-EAP

'This is certainly a unique book which combines the theoretical and practical aspects of risk management in shipping. The book provides the readers with essential knowledge of risk assessment in shipping markets and enables them to understand the freight derivatives instruments, their applications, pricing mechanisms and trading strategies. It is a must read for any one involved in the shipping business.' - Mr Knut Moystad, Director of Corporate Development, Imarex

'This useful book combines a practical introduction to risk management techniques with a theoretical exposition for those who want to dig deeper. An excellent choice for anyone wanting to broaden their understanding of freight derivatives.' - Dr Martin Stopford, Managing Director, Clarkson Research Studies