Advanced Strategies in Financial Risk Management
This book demonstrates how to join the ranks of successful companies which routinely use risk protection products to manage more effectively their asset liability and to tap worldwide commercial markets. Areas discussed include: interest rates, exchange rates, innovative applications (hybrid instruments, derivatives, macro economic hedging), systems and credit, tax, legal and regulatory issues and accounting.
- Hardback | 400 pages
- 167.1 x 244.1 x 55.6mm | 1,338.66g
- 03 May 1993
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
Back cover copy
Advanced Strategies in Financial Risk Management brings together - from Wall Street, corporate finance, and the academic community - over 40 leading authorities with intimate knowledge of sophisticated, new financial risk management instruments and techniques. Each of the book's eight sections focuses on a specific financial topic, providing practical advice and useful tools to help analyze the myriad potential alternatives to manage risks. Readers will learn how to evaluate interest rate and currency risks; gain insight into futures, forwards, swaps and options; and see how to better manage assets and liabilities. Expert guidance is provided on how to employ swaps and hybrid investments to manage corporate liabilities and protect against default risk. There is also a thorough analysis of innovative applications of financial engineering to new products and advanced techniques to hedge business cycle risk. This one-of-a-kind reference offers practical advice and strategies to prevent tax and accounting problems, plus a detailed examination of the evolving legal standards for hybrid securities and the impact of key regulations on new financial products. The reader will discover how to use different models to more effectively analyze interest rate risk, bond options, the pricing of options on caps and floors and options on the average foreign exchange rate over a period of time. Fully illustrated pricing models, detailed formulas, and tables presenting easy-to-follow comparisons of different methods make this new book indispensable to anyone involved in today's highly volatile financial markets.