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Author Chorafas, Dimitris N.

Title Introduction to derivative financial instruments : options, futures, forwards, swaps, and hedging / Dimitris N. Chorafas
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2008]


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Description xv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Innovation in Finance Through Derivative Instruments -- Ch. 1. Financial Innovation -- Ch. 2. Derivatives -- Ch. 3. Strategic Use of Derivatives -- Ch. 4. Hedging -- Pt. 2. Beware of Assumed Exposure and Illiquidity -- Ch. 5. Liquidity, Solvency, and Derivatives Exposure -- Ch. 6. The Daunting Task of Capital Adequacy -- Pt. 3. Options -- Ch. 7. The Use of Options -- Ch. 8. The Pricing of Options -- Ch. 9. Option Traders, Buyers, and Writers -- Pt. 4. Risk Control for Options -- Ch. 10. The Greeks: Delta, Gamma, Theta, Kappa, Rho -- Pt. 5. Futures, Forwards, and Swaps -- Ch. 12. Futures and Forwards -- Ch. 13. Swaps -- Ch. 14. Interest Rate Risk Management through Derivatives
Summary Summary: "Written by a renowned corporate financial advisor, this timely guide offers a comprehensive treatment of derivative financial instruments, fully covering bonds, interest swaps, options, futures, Forex, and more. The author explains the strategic use of derivatives, their place in portfolio management, hedging, and the importance of managing risk."--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Derivative securities.
Options (Finance)
Portfolio management.
Risk management.
LC no. 2008000297
ISBN 9780071546638 (alk. paper)
0071546634 (alk. paper)