The new edition of Janette Rutterford's classic textbook has been updated to take account of all practical, technical and legal developments since the last edition was published. Now enhanced by a range of student-friendly features, the focus remains on the London Stock Exchange, but a global perspective is adopted where appropriate.
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JANETTE RUTTERFORD is Professor of Financial Management at The Open University Business School. She is the author of Introduction to Stock Exchange Investment, in its third edition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) and editor (with Anne Laurence and Josephine Maltby) of Women and their Money 1700 to 1950 (Routledge, 2009). She is currently researching the identity of small investors in the USA and the UK in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. MARCUS DAVISON is Associate Lecturer in Finance, Open University Business School.
Part 1 Investment basics.- Products, markets and players.- Investment return and risk.- Part II Bonds and fixed income.- Bonds and government securities.- Bond strategies.- Part III Equities.- Equities: analysis and valuation.- Portfolio theory.- The capital asset pricing model.- Part IV Risk management products.- Financial futures.- Options.- Part V Institutional and international investment.- Investing institutions.- International investment.- Part VI Strategies and issues.- Investment objectives, strategies and performance.- Current issues in investment theory and practice.