Investments offers a topical and thorough introduction to securities, securities markets and investment strategies, discussing in detail the various ways in which you can minimise risk and maximise yields. Recent years have witnessed a revolution in the field of finance and investment in the capital market, with the market becoming truly global. This book addresses this difficult subject in a logical manner - organised and written around the new developments and challenges facing the capital market. The book takes a truly international approach with coverage of international markets and companies. This book is suitable for any undergraduate or postgraduate investments course taken as part of a finance, business or economics programme.