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Dramatic changes in the foreign exchange and money markets haveconsiderably altered the way international business will beconducted in the new millennium. The advent of the Euro, theenormous growth of the swaps market, and the daily increase in thedevelopment of derivative instruments are at the forefront of thisevolution. If you're an investor, corporate finance officer, oranyone seeking to gain the essential edge in the world's majorfinancial markets, resources for sound, accessible, and timelyinformation are more important than ever. This updated, totallyrevised, and expanded edition of finance expert Julian Walmsley'spopular classic is the one book you'll need. Practical andeasy-to-understand, this unique reference provides guidance onevery important market around the world, including closely relatedmoney markets such as the commercial paper and Eurocommercial papermarkets, national money markets, interest rate options markets, andnumerous related instruments. You will also find state-of-the-artsections on: * The Euro * Swaps-the instrument with the fastest growing market of alltime * Money market calculations * Foreign exchange calculations * Derivatives * Risk issues From currency option markets to the "third generation" hedgingproducts that combine forwards and options, The Foreign Exchangeand Money Markets Guide, Second Edition, unites volumes ofinformation in one single source-and demystifies the seeminglycomplex concepts facing investors today. Julian Walmsley isManaging Director of Askeaton Associates Ltd. and a VisitingResearch Fellow at the International Securities Market AssociationCentre for Securities Research at the University of Reading,England. Previously, he was Chief Investment Officer for MitsubishiFinance International and also Senior Investment Officer for OilInsurance in Bermuda. He spent many years working with BarclaysBank's foreign exchange operations and their interest rate andcurrency swaps group in London and New York, and was a director incharge of swaps at the London subsidiary of National Bank of NorthCarolina (NCNB). His other books include New Financial Instrumentsand The Foreign Exchange Handbook (both published by Wiley), andGlobal Investing: Eurobonds and Alternatives. Mr. Walmsley earnedhis MA in economics at Cambridge University. THE CLASSIC GUIDEBOOK COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED FOR THE NEWMILLENNIUM Written by a well-known financial author and respected authority oninternational investing, trading, and risk management, thisupdated, totally revised, and expanded second edition of TheForeign Exchange and Money Markets Guide provides essential,easy-to-understand coverage of the considerable developments thathave drastically reshaped the way international business will beconducted in the new millennium. From state-of-the-art sections onthe dawn of the Euro, the rapidly growing swaps market, and thedaily increase in derivative instruments, to money market andforeign exchange calculations and risk issues, this invaluableclassic includes the most timely, accessible, and dependableinformation on every important market around the world. Here is thequintessential resource for institutional investors, bankers,pension fund managers, or anyone seeking to gain that crucial edgein the world's major financial markets.