Foreign Exchange

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-949-9

Student Price : Rs.185

Student Dollar Price : 7$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 226

Book Weight :328

About The Book

This book on Foreign Exchange to present all major subjects in international monetary theory, foreign exchange markets, international financial management and investment analysis in a lucid manner. The book is relevant to real world problems in the sense that it provides guidance on how to solve policy issues as well as practical management tasks. This in turn helps the reader to gain a basic understanding of the theory and refines the framework.

The book is intended for the students of Mumbai University pursuing their Third Year B.Com. (Financial Markets) and can be used in other graduate and advanced undergraduate programmes in international or global finance, international monetary economics, and international financial management.

Subjects covered include :
- Foreign exchange markets and foreign exchange rates
- Exchange rate regimes and international monetary systems
- International parity conditions
- Balance of payments and international investment positions
- Open economy macroeconomics
- Balance of payments issues and exchange rate movements
- Global derivatives markets
- Derivative financial instruments for foreign exchange risk management: currency futures, currency options, and currency swaps
- Measurement and management of transaction exposure, economic exposure and accounting exposure
- Country risk analysis and sovereign risk analysis
- Foreign direct investment and international portfolio investment.


Book Content of Foreign Exchange
1. International Financial System
2. Balance of Payments
3. Foreign Exchange Market Theory
4. Failure of Bretton Woods Conference
5. Concepts in Foreign Exchange Market and Basic Arithmetic
6. Foreign Exchange Market in India
7. Foreign Exchange Trades Settlement in India
8. Foreign Exchange Risk and Exposure
9. Futures and Options
10. Capital Account Convertibility (CAC)
11. Eurocurrency Market
12. Regulatory Framework

About The Author

Dr. P.G. Gopalakrishnan holds to his credit Masters in Law (Gold Medalist from Mumbai University), Masters in Commerce (Second in University merit), M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Commerce (Banking and Finance) from Mumbai University. He is a Research guide to M. Phil. and Ph.D. students and claims to be senior student forever in life. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Member of Indian Management Association. He has three decades of teaching and has varied experience of profession and industry. He is currently the Principal of SIWS College in Mumbai and this involved various Charitable, Cultural and Social Activities.

Prof. (Mrs) Nandini Jagannarayan holds to her credit M.Phil. (Commerce), Master of Applied Finance (MAF) from University of Western Sydney, Australia and Masters in Economics with a Second distinction in University from Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. Currently working as Assistant Professor, heading the B.Com Banking and Insurance (BBI) department of the R.J. College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ghatkopar, Mumbai has extensive training and experience in Banking, Finance and Investments from India and abroad. Mrs. Nandini Jagannarayan co-authored 11 books in Finance with Dr. Gopalakrishnan. She has presented 11 research papers in various national and international level conferences, and has published 8 research papers.

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