Authors: John Fadden, Peter Watterston
Published: December 2018 | ISBN: 9781860727351
Please note, the nominated study resources for the June 2023 exam session will be found in your MyCG in PDF format. This is a previous edition published in December 2018. We will not be updating the paperback edition.
The complete study guide for the Investment modules of our Level 4 International Finance and Administration qualifications. This guide provides an overview of savings and investment products, the conditions required for a perfect market and discusses a range of bonds and collective investments. It also covers the role, operation and regulation of stock markets and trading platforms and explores aspects of derivatives, money markets and foreign exchange.
To help students apply principles and theory to real-life business situations, this text contains:
Designed as an introductory programme for those who work, or want to work, in international finance, our IFA qualifications are transferable across jurisdictions. The qualifications are regulator-recognised in Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and the British Virgin Islands.
Part One: The investment scene
1. Savings and investment
2. The investment scene
Part Two: Company formation and value
3. Company finances and new issues
4. Assessing returns on shares
Part Three: Markets, foreign exchange and derivative products
5. Markets, dealing and settlement
6. Derivative markets and derivative instruments
7. Money markets and foreign exchange
Part Four: Bonds and investments
8. Fixed-interest securities
9. Collective investment schemes