Capital Markets by K. Thomas Liaw


Capital Markets by K. Thomas Liaw

Capital Markets, 1e provides coverage of global financial markets and institutions, with a focus on globalization, deregulation & consolidation, and technology. The book is distinguished by its focused coverage of global markets, greater coverage of securities markets, and emphasis on modern topics and market practice. It is also unique in its inclusion of an entire section on Global Financial Centers, including chapters on Euromarkets, European Economic and Monetary Union, Japanese Capital Markets, Asian and Russian Markets, and Latin American Markets.


PART I. INTRODUCTION TO CAPITAL MARKETS. 1. Global Capital Markets. 2. Central Banking and Capital. Markets. PART II. MAJOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS. 3. Commercial Banks. 4. Investment Banks. 5. Investment Companies. 6. Brokerage and Clearing Companies. 7. Insurance Companies. PART III. MAJOR CAPITAL MARKETS. 8. Government Securities Markets. 9. Municipal Bond Markets. 10. Corporate Debt Markets. 11. Stock Markets. 12. Depository Receipt Markets. 13. Mortgage- and Asset- Backed Securities Markets. 14. Financial Derivative Markets. 15. Foreign Exchange Markets. PART IV. INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTERS. 16. The Euromarket. 17. European Economic and Monetary Union. 18. Japanese Capital Markets. 19. Emerging Financial Markets. 20. Asian and Russian Markets. 21. Latin American Markets.

About the Author

Dr. Liaw holds his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Dr. Liaw's most recent book publications are The Irwin Guide to Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options (2001) and The Business of Investment Banking (1999) and he has co-edited several books on emerging markets. Dr. Liaw has published articles in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securization, swaps, repurchase agreements, and market risks. He is currently the department chair for Economics and Finance in the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's University. His principal areas of teaching and research interests include capital markets, trading, risk management, and investment banking. Dr. Liaw has a consulting practice in private placement and securities business. He serves as an advisor of investment banking and capital markets at corporate programs. He also speaks on the subjects of investment banking and capital markets at corporate programs.

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624 pages


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Publication date

10th August 2003



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