A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6th edition)

ISBN : 9780198789741

Jonathan Law
528 Pages
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Mar 2018
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  • Fully revised and updated, with over 5,500 entries - 150 new to this edition, including cockroach theoryPac-Man defencesocial entrepreneurship, and unicorn
  • Up-to-date coverage of the vocabulary used in banking, money markets, foreign exchange, derivatives trading, commodity markets, and takeovers and mergers, as well as generous coverage of public finance
  • Expanded international coverage to take into account the rise of emerging markets and the ongoing globalization of financial trading
  • The specialized jargon of finance and banking language explained in one straightforward A-Z
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Finance and Banking companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated with 150 new entries
  • Expanded coverage to take into account ongoing globalization of financial markets
  • Updated to reflect the Brexit vote, new eurozone banking regulations, and major changes to UK accounting practice

With over 5,500—including 150 new—accessible entries, this sixth edition of the bestselling Dictionary of Finance and Banking has been fully revised and updated to take into account the ever-developing financial landscape of the last five years. This comprehensive A-Z defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including money markets, private investments and borrowing, central banking, foreign exchanges, monetary policy, and public and government finance. Now with expanded international coverage to reflect the on-going globalization of financial markets and the growing importance of development finance, with new entries such as village bankingIslamic Development Bank, and M-Pesa.

Quick links for additional online resources relating to the field can also be found on the companion website to expand reading and delve deeper into the world of finance and banking.

With clear and accessible definitions, this jargon-free dictionary is a companion volume to the other financial titles in this bestselling series (A Dictionary of Business and ManagementA Dictionary of Accounting, and A Dictionary of Economics), and provides accurate and valuable information for students, practitioners, private investors, and readers of the financial pages alike.



About the author: 

Jonathan Law, Market House Books

Editor of the fourth, fifth, and sixth editions
Jonathan Law (Market House Books Ltd)

Editors of the earlier editions
John Smullen BSc(Econ), MA, MSc(Econ), MBA
Nicholas Hand MSc, BComm
Brian Butler ACIB
Alan Isaacs BSc, PhD (Market House Books Ltd)

Contributors to the fifth and sixth editions
Terry Stiastny
G. A. Williams

Contributors to earlier editions
Barry Brindley
David Butler
Brian Clutterbuck
Brian Johnson
Peter Lewis
Gary Owen
Graham Sidwell
R. M. Walters
Andrew Wood
Matthew Wright

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