Financial Derivatives and Risk Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5367-427-4

Student Price : Rs.475

Student Dollar Price : 19$

Library Price : Rs.995

Library Dollar Price : 40$

Book Edition : Third

Year of Publication : 2023

No. Of Pages : 264

Book Weight :350

About The Book

Derivative market has gone to the stock exchanges to have substantial turnover as compared to cash market. At present, future and option markets share has gone upto 73 per cent in June 2012.

Risks are inherent in any business and derivative market endeavours to reduce the risk to a considerable extent. Risk is defined as the probability of the unexpected happening − the probability of suffering a loss. The process of addressing all material kinds of risk in a structured manner by upgrading skills and adopting comprehensive practices is termed as RISK ELIMINATION but enables users to bring their risk levels to manageable proportions without severely reducing their income/profit.

In this second edition, incorporate changes in the market and explanatory details for risk management so that the readers should find this edition contemporary and thought provoking and would not be required to attempt to search for descriptions.


Book Content of Financial Derivatives and Risk Management
1. Introduction to Derivatives
2. Futures and Forwards
3. Mechanics and Properties of Options
4. Risk Management
5. Understanding Option Greeks
6. Options Volatility
7. Other Derivative Securities
8. Use of Futures for Hedging and Pricing of Future
9. Swaps Options
10. Derivatives Market in India 

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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