Securities are the fundamental tools and products of investment banking. They can be broadly categorized into debt - including banknotes, bonds and debentures, equity and derivative financial instruments that range from options and swaps to very complex and risky trading strategies. It is a multi-billion dollar business based on sophisticated financial models and pricing techniques.
Mastering Investment Banking Securitiesis a comprehensive guide to these trading instruments, their trading practices, pricing techniques and associated risks. It includes: