A Handbook on International Finance and Foreign Exchange

ISBN Number : 978-93-5495-173-2

Student Price : Rs.798

Student Dollar Price : 32$

Library Price : Rs.1895

Library Dollar Price : 76$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2022

No. Of Pages : 417

Book Weight :550

About The Book

This book presents all aspects of international monetary theory, foreign exchange markets, international financial management and investment analysis. The book is relevant to real word 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 an understanding of the theory and refines the framework.

Topics covered include:

► an introduction to international finance and international financial environment
► 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: the elasticity approach, the absorption approach, the monetary approach, and analysis of FDI and trade balance interactions
► models of exchange rate determination: the Mundell-Fleming model, the flexible price monetary model, the Dornbusch model, the real interest rate differential model, and the portfolio balance model
► 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


Contents -

Module 1: International Financial Environment
1. An Introduction to International Finance
2. International Finance Environment
3. Foreign Exchange Market Theory
4. Balance of Payments
5. Foreign Exchange Markets
Module 2: International Parity Conditions and Exchange Rate Determination
6. Interest Rate Parity
7. The Theory of Purchasing Power Parity
8. Foreign Exchange Risk and Exposure
9. Exchange Rate Determination and Reporting
Module 3: International Securities Market
10. International Debt Financing
11. International Equity Financing
12. International Capital Market
13. International Bond Market
14. International Banking and Money Market
15. Eurocurrency Market - International Money Market
Module 4: International Corporate Finance
16. International Project Appraisal
17. Financing International Trade
18. Managing Networking Capital
19. Risk Management and Foreign Currency Hedging Decisions: Future and Options
20. Foreign Currency Futures and Options, Interests and Currency Swaps
21. International Financial Instruments
22. Contemporary Issues in International Finance
23. Foreign Exchange Reserves Management India
24. Topic of Present Day Relevance - Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin

About The Author

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 second distinction in University from Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. Currently, working as Associate Professor, Head of the Department of B.Com. (Banking and Insurance) of the R.J. College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ghatkopar, Mumbai. She has extensive training and experience in Banking, Finance and Investments from India and abroad. Mrs. Nandini Jagannarayan co-authored 12 books in Finance with Dr. Gopalakrishnan. She has presented 13 research papers in various national and international level conferences and has published 8 research papers.

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.

Dr. T.A. Jayachitra is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics with Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science for Women, Coimbatore. She holds her Ph.D. in the area of Banking and Finance. Her major areas of interest being research, has participated in various national and international level conferences. With her area of expertise in econometrics, she has published over 15 research papers in various national and internationally published journals. She is a recipient of ICSSR scholarship for her research activity.

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