This note provides an introduction to
mathematical modelling of financial and insurance markets with particular
emphasis on the time-value of money and interest rates. Topics covered includes:
The time value of money, Simple interest, Compound interest, Annuities and
loans, Cash flows, Payment streams and variable interest rates.
This book available both in PDF and online covers the following topics
related to Principles of Finance : Introduction to Finance, Corporate Structure
and Governance, Economic Foundations: Money and Rates, Accrual Accounting
Process, Financial Statements, Measures of Financial Health, Time Value of Money
I: Single Payment Value, Time Value of Money II: Equal Multiple Payments, Time
Value of Money III: Unequal Multiple Payments Values, Bonds and Bond Valuation,
Stocks and Stock Valuation, Historical Performance of US Markets, Statistical
Analysis in Finance, Regression Analysis in Finance, How to Think about
Investing, How Companies Think about Investing, How Firms Raise Capital,The
Importance of Trade Credit and Working Capital in Planning, Risk management and
the Financial Manager.
Author(s): Julie Dahlquist, Texas Christian
University, Rainford Knight, Florida Atlantic University, Alan S. Adams, Dean
Finance is the study of government policy from the point of economic
efficiency and equity. Topics covered includes: Sound Finance and Functional
Finance, Fiscal Policy: Budget and Taxation, Indian Public Finance.
A formal study of International Macroeconomics with emphasis on financial
crises and policy responses in open economies. Topics covered include:
macroeconomic equilibrium in open economies, theories of current account and
exchange rate determination, the effects of exchange rate adjustments,
macroeconomic policy under fixed and floating exchange rates, currency
crises, and financial contagion.
This lecture note explains the following topics: Modelling Financial Options,
Random Numbers, Uniform Deviates, Fibonacci Generators , Random Numbers from
Other Distributions, Normal Deviates, Sequences of Numbers with Low Discrepancy,
Monte Carlo Methods, Constructing Integrators for SDEs, Monte Carlo Methods for
European Options, Monte Carlo Methods for American Options, Finite-Difference
Methods for American Vanilla Options.
This note covers the following topics: Financial Statements in
Financial Analysis, Corporate Financial Risk Measures, Corporate Financial
Planning, Taxation and Investment Returns, The Mathematics of Finance, Fixed
Income Securities and Debt Markets, Equity Securities and Equity Markets,
Business Investments, Cost of Capital and Corporate Performance Evaluation.
This book covers the following topics: Finance Function :
Scope and Objectives, Financial Resources : Long Term, Medium Term and Short
Term Financial Resources with Reference to India, Capital Structured Decisions,
The Cost of Capital, Capital Budgeting, Working Capital Management, Management
in Cash, Management of Receivables, Inventory Management, Dividend Decisions,
Business Failures and Mergers, Ratio Analysis and Funds Flow Statement.
Author(s): Directorate of Distance Education, Guru Jambheshwar
This note is designed to familiarize students
with international financial transactions and Operational aspects of foreign
exchange markets. One of the major objectives of developing this course note
has been to bring in the recent happenings in international finance arena. It
focus more on the practical aspects of international finance in conjunction to
This book covers the following
topics: Interest Rate Calculations, Bond Conventions, Bond Portfolios,
Interest Rate Models, Basic Properties of Futures and Options, Binomial Option
Pricing Model, Black-Scholes Model and the Distribution of Asset Prices, FX
and Interest Rate Options, Trading Volatility.
objective of this lecture note is to learn the financial tools needed to make
good business decisions and presents the basic insights of corporate finance
theory, but emphasizes the application of theory to real business decisions.
Author(s): Prof. Dirk Jenter and Prof. Katharina Lewellen