A convenient all-in-one introduction to the capital markets
This introductory guide to the capital markets offers deep and focused detail on the workings of the markets. It is accessible and comprehensive and ideal for those entering or already working in investment banking or asset management. It describes how the key products and markets work, who the principal participants are, and what their overall goals and objectives are. The book covers both equity and debt instruments, as well as the principal derivative products. With real-world case studies and examples, it explains the application of interest rate and equity swaps, financial futures, equity options, and options on currencies and interest rates.
Andrew Chisholm (London, UK) is an independent consultant who provides derivatives and capital markets training services to the investment banking industry. He was formerly head of training for JPMorgan Chase in Europe.