From the Publisher:
Derivatives and Risk Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of the post graduate management students specializing in Finance. Written in a student friendly style, it helps the readers in providing an exhaustive understanding of the various concepts. It also includes a lot of exhibits and snapshots which will aid the students identify with the practical approach towards the financial derivatives.
Beginning with an introduction to Derivatives and Risk Management, the book goes on discuss the basics of Futures Forwards, and Commodity Futures. Following this, it deals with chapters on Stock and index Futures as well as the Currency Forwards and Futures. It pays special attention to important areas like the interest rates of Futures and, Forwards and valuation of Swaps. Finally, it deals with exploring the basics of Options, Option Pricing, applications and other sensitivities like Black Scholes Formula, Delta, Gamma and many more. It concludes with discussing about the other Derivatives and accounting for them.
Users will find this book highly useful for its explanation of the key concepts through examples. The book will also be useful for the professionals in the industry due to its practice-oriented approach.