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Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction[edit]

What is Finance
History
Branches of Finance
Prerequisites
How to use this book?

Section 1 Introductory Concepts[edit]

Chapter 1 The Basics[edit]

An Overview on Money
Principle of Relative Valuation
Role of a CFO and Finance Managers
Is Accounting and Finance one and the same?

Chapter Financial Markets and Institutions[edit]

Stock Markets
Bond Markets
Money Markets
Derivatives Markets
Foreign Exchange Markets
Determinants of Interest Rates
The Federal Reserve System
Commercial Banks
Regulation of Commercial Banks

Chapter 2 The Time Value of Money[edit]

Introduction to Time Value of Money
The concept of returns
The Present Value of Money, Net Present Value and Discounting
The Opportunity Cost of Capital
The effect of compounding and
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