How the City Really Works is a comprehensive guide to how London's financial markets operate. It offers advice on how you can put the information it provides to practical and lucrative use and includes sections on: the City of London, the Bank of England, commercial banking, investment banking and all types of financial products.
How the City Really Works clearly explains the workings of the City, as well as its relationships with other international financial centres.
The book features sections on the dangers of fraud and money laundering, credit derivatives, the latest governance issues, and the current state of the pensions market. It provides further coverage of the key roles within the City, from stockbrokers and foreign exchange dealers to accountants and Lloyd's underwriters, and demonstrates how they relate to each other.
Packed with information and insights on the key products - from bonds to new share offerings and derivatives - How the City Really Works gives you a crash course in: City markets; hedge funds and traders; City regulation; the City's relationships with the United States and Europe.
This informative and entertaining guide to London's financial markets offers practical advice on how you can put the information it contains to profitable use when making your investment decisions.
Alexander Davidson is a leading financial journalist, and a senior editor at Complinet. The Global-Investor Book of Investing Rules lists him as one of the 150 most respected financial experts in the world. He is the author of How the Global Financial Markets Really Work, The Complete Guide to Online Stock Market Investing and How to Understand the Financial Pages, all published by Kogan Page.