This accessible guide is a perfect source of reference for all those with an interest in finance. Invaluable for students and professionals in the fields of finance and banking, it is also ideal for private investors and readers of the financial pages alike.
Over 150 new entries have been added to this comprehensive new edition. They define 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. International coverage is expanded to reflect the on-going globalization of financial markets and the growing importance of development finance, with new entries such as "village banking," "Islamic Development Bank," and "M-Pesa."
Feature entries have been included for more precise explanation of topis and complex areas, e.g. Financial Times Share Indexes, and Bankruptcy Law. Recommended up-to-date web links for many entries provide valuable and accurate extra information. With clear and accessible definitions, this jargon-free dictionary is a companion volume to the other financial titles in this best-selling series: A Dictionary of Business and Management, A Dictionary of Accounting, and A Dictionary of Economics (all available on the Oxford Reference website).
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