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Mastering Financial Calculations By Bob Steiner

Mastering Financial Calculations
by Bob Steiner

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Explains financial concepts and mathematical techniques. This book introduces the fundamentals of financial market arithmetic, including the core concepts of discounting, net present value, effective yields and cashflow analysis. It also describes concepts such as forward pricing, duration analysis, zero-coupon and yield curve analysis, and more.
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Mastering Financial Calculations: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Mathematics of Financial Market Instruments by Bob Steiner

"Mastering Financial Calculations" starts by introducing the fundamentals of financial market arithmetic, including the core concepts of discounting, net present value, effective yields and cashflow analysis, and then shows you step-by-step how to master the essential calculations and financial techniques for using the full range of products in the markets. The links between the different instruments and the resulting arbitrage opportunities are fully explored, together with the practical difficulties. Making use of many worked examples and practical exercises, the book goes on to explain concepts such as forward pricing, duration analysis, the different approaches to bond yield calculations, zero-coupon and yield curve analysis, swap valuation and option pricing in a clear and accessible way, at each stage illustrating their application using a programmable calculator. Whether you are a trader, fund manager, corporate treasurer, programmer, accountant, risk manager or market student, this book will give you the ability to manipulate and apply the relevant techniques with speed and confidence in your marketplace. The book includes essential course material and practice exercises for ACI qualifications.

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About Bob Steiner


Robert Steiner is Managing Director of Markets International, Ltd., an independent company specializing in international financial training, and in consulting on foreign exchange with finance directors and treasurers of international companies. He is also author of Mastering Repo Markets.

Table of Contents


Foreword. Introduction. PART 1: THE BASICS. 1. Financial Arithmetic Basics. PART 2: INTEREST RATE INSTRUMENTS. 2. The Money Market. 3. Forward-Forwards And Forward Rate Agreements (Fras). 4. Interest Rate Futures. 5. Bond Market Calculations. 6. Zero-Coupon Rates And Yield Curves. PART 3: FOREIGN EXCHANGE. 7. Foreign Exchange. PART 4: SWAPS AND OPTIONS. 8. Interest Rate And Currency Swaps. 9. Options. PART 5: FURTHER EXERCISES, HINTS AND ANSWERS. 10. Further Exercises. 11. Hints And Answers To Exercises. Appendices.

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GOR001192434
Mastering Financial Calculations: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Mathematics of Financial Market Instruments by Bob Steiner
Bob Steiner
Financial Times Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1997-12-17
416
027362587X
9780273625872
N/A
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