Description of Investment Mathematics
Investment Mathematics provides an introductory analysis of investments from a quantitative viewpoint, drawing together many of the tools and techniques required by investment professionals.
Using these techniques, the authors provide simple analyses of a number of securities including fixed interest bonds, equities, index-linked bonds, foreign currency and derivatives. The book concludes with coverage of other applications, including modern portfolio theory, portfolio performance measurement and stochastic investment models.
What will you learn in Investment Mathematics?
- PART I: SECURITY ANALYSIS.
- PART II: STATISTICS FOR INVESTMENT.
- PART III: APPLICATIONS.
ANDREW ADAMS is Senior Lecturer in Finance and Director of the Centre for Financial Markets Research at the University of Edinburgh. He has studied financial markets for over thirty years, as a practitioner in the City of London and as an academic. His research interests focus mainly on investment trust pricing and risk.
PHILIP BOOTH is Professor of Insurance and Risk Management at the Sir John Cass Business School, City of London and Editorial and Programme Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He is a former special adviser at the Bank of England and previously held the Chair in Real Estate Finance and Investment at the Sir John Cass Business School.
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