Investments: Concepts & Applications explores the complexities of modern financial markets in combination with an historical analysis of investment theory. The text maintains a strong emphasis on the techniques and applications of investment management set within a regional context. This fourth edition continues to link theory and research with the real-world financial markets, including an in-depth analysis of the Global Financial Crisis and expanded coverage on alternative investments.
Part 1: The investment framework 1. The investment decision 2. Australian financial markets 3. The international investment environment 4. Financial management: Derivative instruments and information sources Part 2: Principles of passive management and asset pricing 5. Money market securities 6. Bonds 7. Investor preferences and portfolio concepts 8. Risky asset pricing models and the CAPM 9. Alternative risky asset pricing models 10. Market efficiency Part 3: Practices of active equity management 11. Equity valuation models 12. Macro- and industry analysis of share markets 13. Qualitative stock selection 14. Quantitative company analysis Part 4: Derivatives and risk management 15. Futures and forward contracts 16. Option contracts 17. Advanced issues in options Part 5: Management of multi-asset portfolios 18. Alternative investment classes 19. Portfolio management 20. Performance evaluation of managed funds
Tertiary; University or College
Book with CD or DVD
Number Of Pages: 832
Published: 13th January 2011
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9