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An introduction to global financial markets

An introduction to global financial markets

Valdez, Stephen; Molyneux, Philip

This text describes the various financial sectors in clear, easy to understand terms. It provides a broad and balanced introduction to financial markets across the world and comprehensive coverage of commercial and investment banking, foreign exchange, money and bond markets, stock markets and derivatives products

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Published London: Palgrave, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Stephen Valdez, Philip Molyneux
ISBN: 1137497556, 9781137497550
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous edition: 2013.
Physical Description: xxxiv, 518 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Subject: International finance.; Financial institutions.


  1. Part 1: Introduction
  2. The money merry-go-round
  3. Part 2: Banking
  4. Banking background
  5. The role of the Central Bank
  6. Commercial banking
  7. Investment banking
  8. Regulation
  9. Part 3: Securities markets and investment companies
  10. The money and bond markets
  11. Equity markets
  12. Hedge funds and private equity
  13. Part 4: Financial crisis
  14. Financial crisis
  15. Part 5: Foreign exchange, Europe and the Eurozone
  16. Foreign exchange
  17. Europe and the Eurozone
  18. Part 6: Derivative products
  19. Traded options
  20. Financial futures
  21. Other derivative products
  22. Part 7: Emerging and growth-leading economies (EAGLEs)
  23. Emerging and growth-leading economies (EAGLEs)
  24. Part 8: Trends in the global financial markets
  25. Key trends.