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The Investment Industry for IT Practitioners

An Introductory Guide

Wiley, J,
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Giving IT professionals in financial services firms a rounded andcomprehensive grounding in their knowledge of their industry, thisbook offers a primer on the major financial instruments,transactions, and processes, as well as a sound knowledge of theprinciples of good IT management in the industry.
The book gives readers a clear understanding of equities, bonds,currencies, listed derivatives and OTC derivatives. It explainstransactions in those instruments and the requirements of businesssystems that process these transactions. Transactions coveredinclude (inter-alia) agency and principal purchases and sales,loans and deposits, repos and reverse repos, stock loans; and alsothe Sharia-compliant 'Islamic' transactions that may be used asalternatives to interest bearing transactions.
Andrew Bradford gives an introduction to how investment firms areregulated; offers an understanding of the STP(Straight-through-Processing) concept following the trade cycle forthe transactions from order through to execution throughpre-settlement to final settlement; covers basic accountingprocedures for the transactions; and conveys the basic principlesof good IT management in the investment industry.

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Titel: The Investment Industry for IT Practitioners
Autoren/Herausgeber: Andrew Bradford
Aus der Reihe: SII Series on Financial Services Operations
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470721230

Seitenzahl: 408
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Andrew Bradford (Cheshunt, UK) is a Consultant and an Associate of the Securities and Investment Institute with expertise and background in back office operations, and systems analysis. He has contributed articles to a wide range of financial industry periodicals published in the UK, Europe and the United States including STP Magazine, Derivatives Report, Funds Europe, Journal of Securities Operations, Wall Street and Technology, Trading Technology Week and Futures & Options World. Andrew is the author of the SII IAQ Workbook IT in Investment Operations published in May 2007. Currently a freelance consultant, he has held positions in IT, Operations and Marketing for Merrill Lynch, ABN Amro, Sanwa Bank and ACT Financial Systems.

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