A comprehensive analysis of finance theory from a global group of scholars and financial experts
The Professional Risk Managers’ Guide to Finance Theory and Application is a complete reference for risk managers in all areas of finance, from insurance and banking to asset management and institutional investing. Ten experts from around the world discuss every aspect of finance theory and how it is intertwined with the process of risk management.
Beginning with an overview of risk and risk aversion, the reference then delivers a comprehensive introduction to portfolio mathematics that includes discussion of the efficient frontier, portfolio theory, and the concept of portfolio diversification. The most powerful part of the book concerns material on capital structure—an important concept for risk managers since capital is the last line of defense against extreme—and valuation techniques specifically for derivatives.
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Expert analysis of the practical applications of financial theory
If you're a risk manager in the financial sector, The Professional Risk Managers' Guide to Finance Theory and Application offers a comprehensive background in finance theory that is required reading for all finance professionals from investors to actuaries.
Sponsored by the PRMIA Institute and edited by risk management experts Carol Alexander and Elizabeth Sheedy, this one-of-a-kind resource brings together a distinguished group of leading practitioners and scholars from around the globe, who share their viewpoints on all the major areas of finance theory and their relevance for risk management.
The Professional Risk Managers' Guide to Finance Theory and Application walks you through every aspect of:
The Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) is a higher standard for risk professionals with more than 50,000 members from over 180 countries. A non-profit, member-led association of professionals, PRMIA is dedicated to advancing the standards of the profession worldwide through the free exchange of ideas. PRMIA offers the only globally endorsed Professional Risk Manager (PRMTM) certification program, pursued by over 2,500 active candidates in more than 95 countries.
Carol Alexander is Professor of Risk Management and Director of Research at the ICMA Centre, UK and Chair of the Academic Advisory Council of PRMIA.
Elizabeth Sheedy is an Associate Professor at the Macquarie Applied Finance Centre in Sydney, Australia.
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