The Financial System in Mexico
Characteristics, Institutions, Instruments and Operations

Gonzalo Blanco H., Savita Verma    

Captus Press, ISBN 978-1-895712-39-1 (1997)
440 pages, 1010 g, 8.5 X 11, $48.00 (US$38.50)
 

This up-to-date resource is a clear overview of the components of Mexico's financial system. Introductory sections providing background information for non-financial professionals or students are followed by detailed descriptions of this aspect of the dynamic Mexican economy and business environment. Chapters are included on the banking system, the public, primary, and secondary securities markets (including the stock exchange, governmental agencies and regulations), and the private financial intermediaries that comprise this complex system. The English edition of this book also contains comparisons with the financial systems of Canada and the United States, and offers guidelines for those contemplating an investment or residence in Mexico, including some key information on taxes.

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Gonzalo Blanco es un analista financiero quien desde varias perspectivas y por varios años ha estudiado los mercados financieros mexicanos.

Ha tenido por mas de seis años la cátedra denominada "Sistemas Financieros" en el Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. En donde se graduó de Ingeniero Agrónomo Zootecnista y Obtuvo el grado de Maestría en Administración con Especialidad en Finanzas.

Ha contribuido con el periódico "El Norte" y la revista "Econofinanzas". Su experiencia profesional la ha desarrollado en el medio bursátil y actualmente presta asesoría financiera, sobre inversiosnes y sobre cobertura de riesgos a varias empresas en Monterrey, N.L., ciudad en donde ha residido por casi veinte años.

Gonzalo Blanco is a financial analyst who brings to this book a number of perspectives accumulated over a number of years studying the Mexican financial markets.

He has taught courses about the financial system at the Monterrey Institute of Technology. He graduated from the Institute in Agricultural Engineering and obtained a Masters in Administration with finance as a specialty.

He has contributed to the daily newspaper El Noste and the journal, Financial Economics. He provides investment, financial, and risk management advise to corporations in Monterrey, Nuevo Léon where he has lived for almost twenty years.

Savita Verma es profesora de finanzas en Schulich School of Business, York University en Toronto, Canada. Se graduó de doctorado en Administracion de Empresas en University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada y de doctorado en Matematica en Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, la India.

Ha ensenado/desarrolllado cursos en Finanzas Corporativas, Finanzas Internaciolnales, Productos Derivados, y Riesgo y Seguro. He ensenado en programas profesionales, programas de maestria, y en programas para los ejecutivos en Canada, Mexico y China.

Su investigaciones y publicaciones tratan de una variedad de los temas como la estructura de la propiedad corporativa, reglamento de titulos, harmonizacion trans-nacional de las reglas financieras, y cobertura de riesgos.

Savita Verma is a member of the Finance Area at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Canada. She has a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia, and in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India.

At York University, she has taught/developed courses in corporate financial thoery, corporate financial management, international finance, derivative securities, and risk and insurance. She has taught undergraduate and graduate students and in the executive development programs at York, and in Mexico and China.

Her research publications and interests cover varied topics such as financial decision-making and firm performance, corporate ownership structures, securities regulation, cross-border regulatory harmonization, and risk management.