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Financial Derivatives: The Currency and Rates Factor

Financial Derivatives:   The Currency and Rates Factor

  • Aman Chugh
  • Divik Maheshwari
  • Author: Aman Chugh
    • ISBN:9788131774335
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131774333
    • Price:Rs. 489.00
    • Pages:400
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    To be financially literate in today's market, students and professionals in the field of finance must have a solid understanding of the concepts, instruments and application of financial derivatives. This text offers a broad based introduction to financial derivatives and covers both the technical aspects of these instruments and information about the markets in which they are traded. The text balances rigor and accessibility through a clear writing style, a graduated mathematical treatment, and an integration of numerous examples and worked out activities to illustrate the application of techniques and facilitate self-assessment.

    Table of Content

    1. Universe of Derivatives - Facts
    2. Derivatives Introduced - Indian Perspective
    3. OTC FX Concepts        
    4. ETC FX Concepts
    5. FX Options - Concepts
    6. FX Options - Valued 
    7. FX Options - Structured Solutions
    8. Interest Rate Product - Vanilla to Exotic
    9. Money Market: The FX Impact
    10. Indianomics
    11. Fundamental Analysis and Data Releases
    12. Technical Analysis
    13. ISDA Agreement - Documenting Derivatives

    Salient Features

    • Focuses primarily in foreign exchange and interest rate derivatives, which accounts for ~ 90% of the global derivative market turnover. Other asset classes in    the balance ~ 10 % include Equity, Commodity and Credit Derivatives. 

    • Includes vanilla and exotic structured products on foreign exchange and interest rate derivatives, which are executed globally by investors, hedge funds and  banks.

    • Features screenshots from Thomson Reuters displaying among others, live currency and rates market as they appear to professional traders, historical charts      displaying economic data releases and calculators which traders use to price options.

    • Elucidates theory with real life practical examples and case studies which emerges from authors' rich experience while working with global investment banks.