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Outline of finance

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to finance:

Finance – addresses the ways in which individuals and organizations raise and allocate monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects.


The term finance may incorporate any of the following:

Fundamental financial concepts[edit]


Finance terms by field[edit]

Accounting (financial record keeping)[edit]


Corporate finance[edit]

Investment management[edit]

Personal finance[edit]

Public finance[edit]

Risk management[edit]

Constraint finance[edit]


Economics and finance[edit]

Finance-related areas of economics[edit]

Corporate finance theory[edit]

Asset pricing theory[edit]

Asset pricing models[edit]

Mathematics and finance[edit]

Time value of money[edit]

Financial mathematics[edit]

Mathematical tools[edit]

Derivatives pricing[edit]

Portfolio mathematics[edit]

Financial markets[edit]

 Financial markets

Market and instruments[edit]

Equity market[edit]

Equity valuation[edit]

Investment theory[edit]

Bond market[edit]

Money market[edit]

Commodity market[edit]

Derivatives market[edit]

Forward markets and contracts[edit]

Futures markets and contracts[edit]

Option markets and contracts[edit]

Swap markets and contracts[edit]

Derivative markets by underlyings[edit]

Equity derivatives[edit]
Interest rate derivatives[edit]
Credit derivatives[edit]
Foreign exchange derivative[edit]

Financial regulation[edit]

Designations and accreditation[edit]



Industry bodies[edit]

Regulatory bodies[edit]


European Union[edit]

Regulatory bodies by country[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]
United States[edit]

United States legislation[edit]

Actuarial topics[edit]


Underlying theory[edit]



Discounted cash flow valuation[edit]

Relative valuation[edit]

Contingent claim valuation[edit]

Other approaches[edit]

Financial modeling[edit]

Portfolio theory[edit]

General concepts[edit]

Modern portfolio theory[edit]

Post-modern portfolio theory[edit]

Performance measurement[edit]

Mathematical techniques[edit]

Quantitative investing[edit]

Financial software tools[edit]

Financial modeling applications[edit]

Corporate Finance[edit]

Quantitative finance[edit]

Financial institutions[edit]

Financial institutions


See also[edit]

Related lists[edit]


  1. ^ Joel G. Siegel; Jae K. Shim; Stephen Hartman (1 November 1997). Schaum's quick guide to business formulas: 201 decision-making tools for business, finance, and accounting students. McGraw-Hill Professional. ISBN 978-0-07-058031-2. Retrieved 12 November 2011. §39 "Corporate Planning Models". See also, §294 "Simulation Model".
  2. ^ See for example: Low, R.K.Y.; Faff, R.; Aas, K. (2016). "Enhancing mean–variance portfolio selection by modeling distributional asymmetries" (PDF). Journal of Economics and Business. 85: 49–72. doi:10.1016/j.jeconbus.2016.01.003.; Low, R.K.Y.; Alcock, J.; Faff, R.; Brailsford, T. (2013). "Canonical vine copulas in the context of modern portfolio management: Are they worth it?" (PDF). Journal of Banking & Finance. 37 (8): 3085–3099. doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.02.036. S2CID 154138333.

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