International Finance

ISBN Number : 978-93-5142-616-5

Student Price : Rs.140

Student Dollar Price : 6$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2014

No. Of Pages : 124

Book Weight :0

About The Book

The pleasure of authoring a book comes from writing, about a subject, that you enjoy and find exciting. As an author, one desires that student may pass on to the reader not only the knowledge, but also the excitement that you feel for the subject, i.e., International Finance.

The purpose of this book is to help the student/reader learn, how to familiarize them with International Financial environment so that one will derive the maximum benefit, from what one earns either individually or corporately. To accomplish this purpose, one needs to learn about the investment alternatives, those are available and to develop a way of analyzing and thinking about investments that will remain with you, in the year ahead, when new and different investment opportunities become available in foreign countries.

This book is addressed to students of B.Com., and as per the syllabus of University of Bangalore. Portfolio Management requires the security analysis, which are dealt in Financial Markets, which are changing from time to time.

In portfolio management, equity shares/bonds/debentures are included and also there are tradable, and therefore, subject to the vagaries of the market forces. Shares/bonds/debentures are dealt on the recognised stock exchanges, which provide the prices from time to time on the computer screen where deals take place.

 

Contents -

Unit I Introduction to International Finance
Unit II Foreign Exchange and Balance of Payments
Unit III Instruments in International Financial Markets
Unit IV Foreign Exchange Risk
Unit V International Financial Institutions And Liquidity
Skill Development

About The Author

Shri O.P. Agarwal, post graduate in Commerce from the Vikram University, Ujjain in the year 1964 and obtained Bachelor`s Degree in Laws in 1971 from the Indore University (Madhya Pradesh). He has been a distinguished scholar since he passed the M.P. Higher Secondary Board, Bhopal examination in the first rank in the year 1959. While B.Com. was passed in the 7th rank in the year 1962. After obtaining educational qualifications, he joined Bank of Maharashtra in July 1971, and obtained the international Diploma in Banking from London (England) and became associate C.A.I.B. (London). He served the nationalised bank for 35 years and acquired the skill in banking rules and regulations, customer satisfaction and service, efficient administration of the branches and corporate services department at the central office of the bank.

He pioneered for perfect implementation of extensive quality work to the customers and colleges. He has been branch managers for 11 years, 4 years at regional and central office along with 7 years as Faculty in Bank of Maharashtra - Staff Training Centre, New Delhi.

All above practical experience, enabled him to put experience and research into book-form by writing books, for all bank employees for their better future and elevation, for subjects like internal promotion, C.A.I.I.B. and computer operation (in Hindi language) as early as in years between 1991 to 1994. After retirement from bank services, he had desired and wished to spread and share his knowledge and experience with new generation, who were aspiring for services in banking, business management, insurance and foreign exchange areas. Since 2005, he has to his credit - writing of over 50 books on subjects like Foreign Exchange, Banking and Finance, Banking and Insurance, Security Analysis and Investment Management, Financial Markets and Services, J.A.I.I.B. and C.A.I.I.B. reference books in multiple choice questions, in Hindi and English languages. Professional bankers and serving bankers should also get the opportunity for updating the development in banking and finance subjects. He has written books, viz., Modern Banking of India, Credit Appraisal (in Hindi), Banks` Interview, How to Face Bank Interviews? (in Hindi), Quantitative and Financial Decision Analysis, Retail Banking, International Financial Management and Practical Letters Writing (in Hindi) for the benefit of entire fraternity. Writing of books is a passion for Mr. Agarwal.

He has been Guest Faculty since the year 2001 to date for various bank`s staff training colleges in Mumbai as well as for the largest and the first asset reconstruction company ARCIL, CBD Belapur, New Mumbai for their officers` training programmes.

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