International Finance: an analytical approach

International Finance: an analytical approach

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The third edition of Imad Moosas International Finance text has been significantly updated and revised in this long awaited third edition. The book is organised by starting with the basic concepts, markets, institutions and arrangements before moving on to a description of international financial operations.

The book integrates international coverage with appropriate discussions of Australia and the regional context throughout.

With a clear and engaging writing style, strong pedagogical framework and current data International Finance is the ideal choice for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 78 x 98 x 8mm | 1,193g
  • McGraw-Hill Education / Australia
  • Australia
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0070278512
  • 9780070278516
  • 101,015

Table of contents

Ch 1 An Overview
Ch 2 The Foreign Exchange Market

Ch 3 The Balance of Payments and Effective Exchange Rate

Ch 4 Exchange Rate Determination

Ch 5 The International Monetary System and Exchange Rate Arrangements

Ch 6 The Eurocurrency Market and International Banking

Ch 7 International Banking Regulation and Basel Accords

Ch 8 Exchange Rate Forecasting, Technical Analysis and Trading Rules

Ch 9 Currency Futures and Swaps

Ch 10 Currency Options

Ch 11 International Arbitarage

Ch 12 Foreign Exchange Risk and Exposure

Ch 13 Foreign Exchange Risk Management

Ch 14 International Short-Term Financing and Investment

Ch 15 International Long-Term Financing and Investment

Ch 16 Foreign Direct Investment and International

Capital Budgeting

Useful websites

Currency symbols

List of formulae


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About Imad Moosa

IMAD MOOSA obtained a BA in economics and business studies, MA in the economics of financial intermediaries and a PhD in financial economics from the University of Sheffield (UK) in 1975, 1976 and 1986 respectively. He has received formal training in model building, exchange rate forecasting and risk management at the Claremont Economics Institute (USA), Wharton Econometrics (USA), and the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies (Switzerland).

Until 1991, Imad had worked as a financial analyst, financial journalist and an investment banker. As a result, he gained practical experience in foreign exchange, money market operations, new issues, securities portfolios and corporate finance. He was also an economist at the Financial Institutions Division of the Bureau of Statistics at the International Monetary Fund (Washington, DC).

In 1991 he started an academic career by lecturing in Economics and Finance at the University of Sheffield (UK). In 1994 he joined La Trobe University,where he was until he took a chair at Monash University in 2006. In July 2010, he moved to RMIT, where he is currently a professor of Finance.

He has published 12 books and over 160 papers books and over one hundred papers in academic journals, obtaining an h index of 17. His work has appeared in the Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Journal of Financial Studies, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, IMF Staff Papers, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
He has also written for professional magazines such as Euromoney.
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