An in-depth look at how banks and other financial institutions manage treasury operations Created for banking and finance professionals with a desire to expand their management skillset, this book focuses on treasury operations in banking. It was written by the experts at the world-renowned Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, an organization dedicated to providing the international banking community with education and training. Offers a detailed look at treasury operations and how banks manage their relationships with various markets, including foreign exchange, bond markets, and derivatives Gives practitioners a thorough understanding of balance sheet management, settlement, and control Provides bankers with the specialised knowledge they need to undertake critical reviews of treasury operations in banks, manage a wide range of treasury activities, and identify risks THE ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR UNDERSTANDING TREASURY MARKETS AND OPERATIONS 'Treasury Markets and Operations' offers bank treasury professionals the necessary knowledge and essential tools for understanding the complexity of changing market conditions. It provides an in-depth look at how banks and financial institutions manage their treasury operations and the relationship with various markets including foreign exchange, bond markets and derivatives. The text includes the most current information and addresses such timely topics as the increased market volatility in both the currency and money markets and the rollout of Basel III which will be in effect through 2019. Designed as a practical resource, the book contains a series of illustrative case studies that show how weaknesses in treasury control can result in significant losses to financial institutions. The book also includes detailed explanations, summaries, tables, and charts to help banking professionals develop a sound theoretical framework for their work in the field. Produced in collaboration with some of Hong Kong's most prominent professionals, this text is an essential resource for banking students and working professionals who want to stay current with advances and changes in the field. Chong Hing Bank Serving the Hong Kong community with wholesale and retail banking services since 1948, Chong Hing Bank Limited is delighted to sponsor this useful book. Since 2014, Chong Hing Bank has become a member of Yuexiu Group, a leading Mainland China state-owned enterprise with more than RMB200 billion in assets in Guangzhou. Chong Hing Bank offers a wide range of banking products and provides securities trading, financial management and insurance services through its subsidiaries.