Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 4th Edition

ISBN: 9780730363521, 9780730357506

The fourth edition of Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 4th Edition (Kidwell et al.) provides an overview of all the financial institutions, markets and money that make up the financial system in Australia, and will help you develop a firm understanding of finance that will assist you throughout your studies and beyond. Key authorities such as the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand are also examined and you’ll discover exactly how the participants within the financial system interrelate.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features designed so you get the most out of learning.

This edition includes complementary components to your course, such as Concept Check questions that are embedded throughout the text and designed to test your comprehension so you can receive instant feedback and find where your strengths and weaknesses lie, step-by-step worked problems to take you through financial processes in a clear and succinct manner, and the opportunity to work between the online (interactive e-text) or offline (print) which allows you to cater to how you study best.

Features

  • Each chapter features an interactive revision quiz (Concept Check) and feedback at the point of learning.
  • Thoroughly updated to present the most current view of the financial environments in Australia and New Zealand.
David S. Kidwell
Mark Brimble
Paul Docherty
Paul Mazzola
Anup Basu
Chapter 1 The financial system

Chapter 2 Financial markets

Chapter 3 The monetary authorities

Chapter 4 The Reserve Bank of Australia and interest rates

Chapter 5 Financial mathematics

Chapter 6 Bond prices and interest rate risk

Chapter 7 The structure of interest rates

Chapter 8 Money markets

Chapter 9 Bond markets and valuation

Chapter 10 Equity markets and share valuation

Chapter 11 Derivatives markets

Chapter 12 Foreign exchange markets

Chapter 13 Regulation of financial institutions

Chapter 14: Commercial bank operations

Chapter 15 Nonbank financial institutions

Chapter 16 International banking

Chapter 17 Insurance, investment companies and superannuation

Chapter 18 Investment banking and venture capital

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Interactive E-Text: 9780730357506
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