Dictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking by Erik Banks

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The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking helps you understand and use financial language with more ease and confidence.
Compiled by a finance professional with real-world experience on three continents, it is a highly practical reference book containing the essential terminology of today's international financial marketplace. It gives concise and clear definitions of well over 5,000 terms commonly used in the industry, covering the disciplines of accounting, banking, corporate finance, investment management and insurance.

This dictionary includes:

• New terminology, reflecting developments following the global financial crisis

• 'Hot topics' of Islamic finance, bank regulation, carbon/emissions trading, business law/bankruptcy and structured products.

• International coverage, with terminology used in Europe, Asia and the USA

• Technical and non-technical terms, colloquialisms, acronyms and foreign language terms

• 190 essential formulae and 50 diagrams to aid understanding

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About Erik Banks

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ERIK BANKS is responsible for risk management within the Corporate and Investment Bank at the European universal bank UniCredit. Over the past 23 years he has held senior risk positions at Citibank, Merrill Lynch and in the hedge fund sector, in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Munich. He is the author of more than 20 books on risk, derivatives, emerging markets and governance.
Published January 15, 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan. 560 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference.

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