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Here are some useful links to sites containing academic research, finance working papers, glossaries, dictionaries and news on quantitative analysis, risk management, financial derivatives and economics.


The International Organization of Securities Commissions, established in 1983, is the acknowledged international body that brings together all securities regulators and is recognized as the global standard setter for the securities sector.


Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures was previously known as the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS). The CPMI promotes the safety and efficiency of payment, clearing, settlement and related arrangements, thereby supporting financial stability and the wider economy.

Financial Stability Board (FSB)

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system.

Basel III

Basel III

Corporate Treasury services/consulting
Services in helping corporates managing their liquidity risk, cash risk, foreign exchange risk and interest rate risk. Services also include regulatory compliance and best practise policies.

Resam Financial Services

Specialised and niche asset and fund manager and authorised financial services provider

Annuity Glossary
Understanding annuities
South African Institute of Financial markets
Safex South African Futures Exchange (equities and soft commodities).
JSE Interest Rate Market  South African interest rate derivatives (IRD) market.
Emanual Derman writings on finance by one of the most distinguished quants around.
Wilmott   Paul Wilmott's site on quantitative finance, articles and forums
FINMath financial mathematics, financial engineering and risk management
Moneyweb News and views on the South African financial markets
Option Trading Directory A one stop resource for all your option trading needs
Rand-Forex Weekly commentary and analysis on the exchange rate movement of the South African rand
Quant Notes Quality articles and publications on derivatives
Excel Templates for Business Improvement Systems2win provides Kaizen temples for continual improvement
NuclearPhynance Forums and information on derivatives
FoxForex a forex and trading resource list
International Market Research TNS is the leading International Market Research agency including business research, survey research and consumer information services.
Accounting X Extensive Accounting Information Links
Universal Consulting management consulting firm advising leading companies on issues of customer relationship management, human resource and corporate strategy
OP Curves  your online resource for curves.
Global Derivatives a site aimed at the education and expansion of all things related to financial engineering, derivatives and quantitative finance.
The Financial Pipeline comprehensive readings on derivatives.
Quantlib A free/open-source library for quantitative finance
NumaWeb resources on derivatives and quantitative analysis
Option Pricing Theory learn about options, financial engineering and the Black-Scholes theoretical environment
Risk Glossary get definitions and explanations on topics in the financial markets
Social Sciences Research Network research and working papers and information
FINWeb internet resources on economics and finance
National Bureau of Economic Research NBER, research and working papers on economics and finance in general
The Information Economy The Economics of the Internet, Information Goods, Intellectual Property and Related Issues. Compiled by Hal R. Varian 
Finance Research publish and download research work in finance
Finance Professor finance related information for students and everyone
Finance and Economics on the web useful links to finance and economic sites on the web
Investopedia investments and trading site with a good glossary or dictionary on the financial markets and instruments
Finance made easy  Learn more on financial topics
QUANTster  the Quantitative Finance Job Market Daily
Research paper database

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