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"The first port of call for anyone looking to truly understand derivatives markets, appreciate the role they play within the global financial system and develop the technical knowledge to trade."
Matthew Thompson, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer, Dubai Mercantile Exchange
"An essential read for anyone serious about understanding the impact of derivatives and technology on the global financial market."
Kevin Thorogood, Global Head, Investment Banking/Energy Trading, Thunderhead Ltd
"We have used Francesca for training on derivatives in the past. She demonstrates a passion for these markets and for learning. In a fast changing world, the combination of technical learning and practical experience that Francesca applies is helpful in keeping abreast of market developments."
Rachael Hoey, Director, Business Development, CLS
YOUR ESSENTIAL COMPANION TO THE DERIVATIVES MARKETS
Mastering Derivatives Markets provides full up-to-the-minute explanations — with worked examples and screen shots — covering the basics of options, swaps and futures across the key asset classes: rates, currency, equity, commodity and credit.
This book is relevant to anyone working within the financial markets, from the new entrant to the seasoned trader looking for updates, and to non-trading personnel working in IT, legal, compliance, risk, credit and operations.
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Mastering Derivatives Markets Fourth Edition has been completely revised and features new chapters on:
Table of Contents
1. Background and development of the derivatives markets
2. Market fundamentals
3. Risk — a Primer
4. Derviatives Fundamentals
5. Basic option concepts
6. Interest rate derivatives — single settlement instruments
7. Interest rate derivatives
8. Benchmarking in the OTC derivatives markets
Penny Davenport, Manging Director, Markit Document Exchange and Gavan Nolan, Vice President, Credit Research, Markit Group
9. Currency derivatives
10. The impact of electronic trading on the FX Market
Ray McKenzie, Vice President, ICE
11. Credit derivatives
12. Central clearing and the OTC market
Bill Hodgson, Founder and CEO, The OTC Space Ltd
13. Equity derivatives
14. Commodity derivatives
15. Carbon derivatives and environmental products
Emilie Mazzacurati, Point Carbon, a Thomson Reuters company
16. Regulation in the derivatives markets
Eric Salomons, Associate Director, Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
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