Moorad Choudhry - The Gift-Edged Market
The Gilt-Edged Market” is specifically aimed at finance professionals and investors who need to understand the inner working of the United Kingdom gilt market.
There is detailed coverage of the different gilt instruments, as well as a look at the structures, institutions and practices of the market itself. Topics include: Bond basics; Conventional gilts; Index-linked gilts; Gilt strips; The gilt repo market; The gilt bond future basis; and Yield spread trading using gilts. There are also personal reminiscenes that illustrate the great changes that have occurred in this market since Big Bang, as well as an exposition on the art of trading. “The Gilt-Edged Market” is ideal reading for traders, salespersons, fund managers, private investors and other professionals involved to any extent in the UK gilt market. The latest research on index-linked gilts, gilt markets and sterling debt markets presented in an enthusiastic, readable style. It is written by gilt-edged market makers and dealers to ensure realistic, practical coverage as well as a clear explanation of the theory, so readers gain from years’ experience. It includes Foreword by Mike Williams, CEO of the Debt Management Office.
Moorad Choudhry is Managing Director, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at Royal Bank of Scotland plc. Before joining RBS, He was Head of Treasury at Europe Arab Bank, a subsidiary of Arab Bank. He joined there from KBC Financial Products in London, the derivatives and convertible bond trading arm of KBC Bank N.V., Brussels. Prior to that he was a vice-president in Structured Finance Services sales and marketing at JPMorgan Chase Bank, a sterling proprietary trader in the Treasury division at Hambros Bank Limited, and a gilt-edged market maker and money markets trader at ABN Amro Hoare Govett Limited. He began his City career at the London Stock Exchange in 1989.
Choudhry is Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, London Metropolitan University, a Visiting Research Fellow at the ICMA Centre, University of Reading, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Mathematical Trading and Finance, Cass Business School, a Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.