Key Financial Instruments: Understanding and Innovating in the World of Derivatives

Key Financial Instruments: Understanding and Innovating in the World of Derivatives

By: Warren Edwardes (author)Paperback

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This text sets out to demystify derivatives and financial engineering, with the aim of enabling investors to select the right products for their own needs and deploy them successfully.

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Warren Edwardes is Chief Executive of Delphi Risk Management, a London-based financial instrument innovation, communication and risk managment consultancy. He has over twenty years of first-hand experience in the financial markets. Prior to founding Delphi, he was on the board of Charterhouse Bank as Director.


The Big Why. Foreword. Preface. I. INTRODUCTION. 2. How to Capture the Big New IDEA. 3. What Drives Innovation? II. THE KEY FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS. 4. Key Risks. 5. Key Financial Instruments. 6. Derivatives for the Retail Client. III. STUDIES IN INNOVATION: FROM CREATIVITY TO CLOSING. 7. The Break Forward. 8. Perpetual Swaps. IV. RISK MANAGEMENT. 9. Hedge Choice and Performance Measurement. 10. Legal Risk Management (by Iona Levine). 11. Taxation Aspects of Derivatives and Risk Management. V. BACK TO THE FUTURE: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS. 12. Credit and Insurance Derivatives. 13. Dangers and Disasters; Profits and Principles. 14. The Financial Future. VI. APPENDICES. A1. Financial Risk Types or '50 Ways to Lose Your Money.' A2. Financial Risk Management Instruments. A3. Risk Management Terms. A4. Islamic Financial Products. A5. Bibliography. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/02/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780273633006
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 306
  • ID: 9780273633006
  • weight: 432
  • ISBN10: 0273633007

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