'All You Need To Know About The City' is the essential guide to the financial markets. It is read by students thinking of pursuing a career in finance and young professionals starting out. It covers all of the major types of financial instrument including bonds, derivatives and securitisations. It explains who the principal market participants are – issuers, intermediaries and institutional investors. It details how interest rates move and their impact on markets. And it outlines the life cycle of a company – how businesses start, grow and die.
Now in its 15th year of publication, 'All You Need To Know About The City' is established as the go-to, best-selling publication in its field.
About the author
Chris Stoakes is a master of language. He also knows the world of business. His books on business subjects such as the financial markets, commercial awareness and the law are hugely popular, especially amongst young people, for their clarity of expression and simplicity of style.
Chris has been writing professionally for thirty years. He has been by-lined in the quality national papers, his words have been quoted in Parliament and he has edited a wide variety of business, finance and legal publications. He is also an award-winning poet.
Chris knows the professional world. He has been a lawyer, a partner in a City law firm and a management consultant. He trains professionals in how to write. He is a qualified teacher and an MBA tutor. It’s this experience and viewpoint that Chris brings to bear in Get To The Point. Chris was educated at Charterhouse and Oxford where he read law.