Introduction Chapter 1: Stock (Equity) Markets Chapter 2: The Bond (Debt) Market Chapter 3: Currency Markets (Foreign Exchange or FX) Chapter 4: Derivatives Chapter 5: Securitisation Chapter 6: The Banking Market Chapter 7: Retail Finance Chapter 8: Emerging Markets Chapter 9: Offshore Financial Centres Chapter 10: International Financial Centres Chapter 11: Market Participants Chapter 12: Markets, Money And Models Final thoughts: Regulation And How To Read The Financial Times Index / Glossary
Chris Stoakes qualified as a lawyer in the City but learnt more about the financial markets from being a financial and legal journalist and editor. This book is based on the training programme he developed for young professionals embarking on City careers. Chris is the author of a number of best-selling books on the financial markets, law and commercial awareness which students praise for making complex subjects easy to understand and enjoyable to read. Apart from being a lawyer, journalist and editor, he has been a marketing director, teacher on an MBA, management consultant, trainer and facilitator. He was a scholar at Charterhouse and Worcester College, Oxford where he read law.