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Author Pilbeam, Keith, 1961-

Title Finance and financial markets / Keith Pilbeam
Edition Second edition
Published Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  332 Pil/Faf 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 479 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents 1. The world of finance -- 2. Financial intermediation and financial markets -- 3. Financial institutions -- 4. Monetary policy and interest rate determination -- 5. Domestic and international money markets -- 6. The domestic and international bond market -- 7. Portfolio analysis : risk and return in financial markets -- 8. The capital asset pricing model -- 9. Stockmarkets and equities -- 10. The efficiency of financial markets -- 11. The foreign exchange market -- 12. Theories of exchange rate determination -- 13. Financial futures -- 14. Options -- 15. Option pricing -- 16. Swap markets -- 17. Regulation of the financial sector
Summary "Suitable for a broad range of students on economics and finance courses Finance and Financial Markets is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to finance. Keith Pilbeam makes the theory and practice of financial institutions, markets and instruments readily understandable. With clearly explained theory, up-to-date application, worked examples and end-of-chapter questions it is an ideal textbook for those wanting to work with, understand or be conversant in finance."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed. : 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 468-474) and index
Subject Financial instruments.
Financial institutions.
LC no. 2005042142
ISBN 1403948356 paper
1403948348 hardback