ISBN 9788126520756,Fundamentals Of Financial Derivatives, 2Nd Ed

Fundamentals Of Financial Derivatives, 2Nd Ed



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788126520756

ISBN-10 8126520752


Number of Pages 332 Pages
Language (English)


This Book Has Been Primarily Intended For The Newcomer To The World Of Derivatives. The Aim Is To Provide A Different Approach To The Learning Of The Complex Instruments Because Many Students And Practitioners Find Financial Derivatives Too Complex To Understand In The Beginning. The Book Deals With The Basic Techniques Of Risk Management And Derivatives. Encouraged By The Overwhelming Success Of The First Edition, The Second Edition Has Been Brought Out. The Book Figured In The Top 10 Management Bestsellers Of Business World (August 8, 2009). In Response To The Request By Students, More Practical Examples Have Been Included In The 2Nd Edition. Also, A Chapter On The Widely Popular Concept Of Real Options Has Been Included As Also Sections On Portfolio Insurance And Fex Derivatives. To Help The Students To Understand The Concepts Better, A Question Bank Containing Frequently Asked Questions On Derivatives And Suggested Answers Thereto Has Been Included. Highlights Of The Second Edition The Text Has Been Written In A Simple Style With Solved Examples. Complex Mathematical Derivations Have Been Kept Out, Without Hampering The Learning Process. The Other Key Features Of The Book Are: 1. Simple, Concise Narrative. 2. Learning Objectives Appearing At The Beginning Of Each Chapter Provide An Overview Of The Specific Chapter. 3. Plenty Of Examples Of Various Instruments And Their Uses To Lay Emphasis On Practical Understanding. 4. Practical Examples From The Indian Derivatives Markets. 5. Questions Provided At The End Of Each Chapter Are Divided Into Objective-Type Exercises (Multiple-Choice And True-False Questions) And Review Questions. 6. Frequently Asked Questions On Derivatives With Answers Provided At The End Of The Book. 7. Glossary Detailing All The Essential Terms In Derivatives. 8. Bibliography Consists Of References For Further Reading. 9. Index Provides The Page References For The Different Key Words Used In The Chapters. Companion Cd Contains: 1. Powerpoint Presentations Of All The Chapters 2. Excel Sheets Showing Analysis Of Derivatives Of Select Companies From The Indian Stock Markets. 3. Ms Excel-Based Black-Scholes Calculator. 4. Ms Excel-Based Black-Scholes Calculator Showing Step-Wise Calculations.