Financial Economics Theory and Pratice

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-679-9

Student Price : Rs.498

Student Dollar Price : 20$

Library Price : Rs.995

Library Dollar Price : 40$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 384

Book Weight :490

About The Book

This book on Financial Economics - Theory and Practice is intended to be a text book on the subject to all Students of Economics and Finance, at either Graduate and Postgraduate level. This subject has gained an importance with the growth of market-oriented economies and the growing role for finance and integration of finance with the main-stream of Economics. With the initiation of a wide range, of - economic and financial reforms since 1992, liberalization, deregulation, privatization and globalization of the economy have been gaining ground with the result that we are moving into a free market, open, competitive globalised environment. To meet these emerging trends, all students of Arts, Commerce, Management and Engineering faculties should be well exposed to Financial Economics as a subject of compulsory study in either graduation or post-graduation level. More universities are in the process of adopting this subject in all social and behavioural sciences, as a compulsory paper.

This book focuses on more important aspects of Theory of Financial Economics. Part I contains a few introductory chapters, giving the needed background of Finance and Accounting to all categories of students. Part II deals with Investment and Security Analysis in an exhaustive manner. Portfolio Theory and Analysis finds a place in Part III with emphasis on both theoretical and practical aspects. Lastly, Part IV present Risk Managements Aspects of Investment and Portfolio Management Operations. Options, futures, swaps and contingent claims and their valuation and role are exhaustively dealt with in the part. The tenor of treatment is simple and crisp, suitable to all categories of students.


Contents -

Part – I Analytical Background
1. Introduction
2. Financial Accounting
3. Financial Analysis
4. Basic Financial Ratio Analysis
5. Valuation and Pricing Models
6. Financial Arithmetics
Part – II Investment and Security Analysis
7. Security Market Analysis
8. Investment Analysis and Theory
9. Investment Avenues
10. Features of Investment Avenues
11. Sources of Investment Information
12. Investment Decision-Marking
Part – III Portfolio Theory and Models
13. Introduction to Portfolio Theory
14. Risk and Return in Portfolio Management
15. Portfolio Analysis
16. Diversification and Techniques of Risk Reduction
17. Markowitz Model
18. Modern Portfolio Theory
19. Efficient Market Theory (Random Walk Hypothesis)
20. Capital Market Theory
21. Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
22. Portfolio Selection
Part – VI Risk Management (Derivatives)
23. Derivative Markets
24. Options Trading
25. Valuation of Rights, Warrants, Etc.
26. Futures Trading
27. Swap Market

About The Author

Dr. V.A. Avadhani, is a retired Adviser in the Reserve Bank of India and a past Director of Research and Training in the Bombay Stock Exchange. He was also a former Adviser in the Hyderabad Stock Exchange.

Dr. Avadhani was Gold medalist from Presidency College, Madras and had a brilliant academic record. He has done in his M.A. in Economics from Madras University and another M.A. from Bombay University by thesis in International Economics. He also holds a Law degree, LL.B. from the Osmania University. He took his Ph.D. degree covering both economics and finance in his comprehensives, from the University of Nebraska, USA. He also holds a certificate in the CAPITAL MARKET STUDIES from the NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF FINANCE, NEW YORK, USA. He is a certificated associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers - a professional qualification for practical bankers (CAIIB).

Dr. Avadhani has vast teaching and research experience at home and abroad. He taught "Money and Central Banking" at the RBIs Bankers Training College, Mumbai. He was visiting Professor at Bajaj Institute of Management, Bombay, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and a number of Management Institutes all over India. He taught at the University of Nebraska on Money Management and at the 10th SEANZA, Central Banking course as a Director faculty at Bangkok, Thailand. He studied the working of the Central Banks in Singapore, Australia, and Thailand, and the stock exchanges in New York, London, Singapore, etc.

Dr. Avadhani is a prolific writer. He has authored about twenty books and published about thirty research papers in various journals and financial papers. He developed training modules for brokers and investors and many Russian brokers and international delegates were trained by him including many mutual funds staff. He is considered an expert in the areas of Finance - Capital Markets, Money and International Economics.

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