Introduction to Financial Market Instruments
This book is concerned with the valuation and analysis of capital market securities, and associated derivative instruments, which are not securities as such but are often labelled thus. The range of instruments is large and diverse, and it would be possible to stock a library full of books on various aspects of this subject. Space dictates that the discussion be restricted to basic, fundamental concepts as applied in practice across commercial and investment banks and financial institutions around the world. The importance of adequate, practical and accessible methods of analysis cannot be overstated, as this assists greatly in maintaining an efficient and orderly financial system. By employing sound analytics, market participants are able to determine the fair pricing of securities, and thereby whether opportunities for profit or excess return exist.
KeywordsInterest Rate Cash Flow Future Contract Underlying Asset Cash Market
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