International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Moustafa Abu El Fadl
ISSN online: 2050-229X
ISSN print: 2050-2281
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IJBD brings together research on the independency and interdependency of bonds and derivatives in one focus. The journal encourages innovation in using theory and research methodology in exploring each area independently and collectively. IJBD is the only journal that bridges the gap between theories, policies and practitioners in the field of bonds and derivatives.


 Topics covered include

  • Debt securities and markets including Islamic bonds (Sukuk)
  • Bonds sectors, instruments, yield spreads and risks
  • Valuation of debt securities with or without embedded options
  • Yield measures, spot rates and forward rates
  • Analysis and managing bond portfolios, bond funds
  • Evaluating interest rate strategies
  • Managing interest rate risk with interest rate derivatives instruments
  • Gaining insights into the risk profile of structured products
  • Credit derivatives and intra-day marginalising
  • Delinquency, default and loss analysis
  • Advanced liability structures
  • Foreign exchange determination and forecasting
  • International asset pricing and currency risk management
  • Impact of electronic trading on FX markets
  • International capital markets, international monetary/fiscal policy

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The objective of IJBD is to communicate the complexities and intricacies of both bonds and derivatives to policy makers, government agencies, academic and research institutions, and persons concerned with the complex role of fixed income investing and currency management. It also aims to explore areas that have not been explored before by focusing on the international implications of different types of bonds including Islamic bonds (Sukuk), sovereign debt and the overall impact on policy-making in an international perspective. IJBD aims to develop a leading role in the field by consciously connecting research in the field through a series of conferences and other initiatives.


IJBD's intended audience includes researchers from universities, professional analysts, government officials, foreign exchange traders, risk management professionals, fixed income investors and worldwide bond funds investors and managers.


IJBD publishes high quality original research papers, review papers and suitably-revised conference papers. Papers may be empirically or theoretically based, but must explain clearly and lucidly the implications for public policy or market performance.



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Editor in Chief

  • Abu El Fadl, Moustafa, Ithaca College, USA

    Regional Editor Asia

    • Siddiqui, Saif, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), India

    Regional Editor Europe

    • Rossi, Matteo, University of Sannio, Italy

    Regional Editor South America

    • Lizarzaburu, Edmundo R., Universidad ESAN, Peru

    Editorial Board Members

    • Aguila, Rafael, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    • Ariff, Mohamed, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Bae, Sung, Bowling Green State University, USA
    • Bazzana, Flavio, University of Trento, Italy
    • Ben Omrane, Walid, Brock University, Canada
    • Bhargava, Vivek, Alcorn State University, USA
    • Castillo, Augusto, Universidad Adolfo Ibaez, Chile
    • Cebula, Richard J, George Mason University and Jacksonville University, USA
    • Chelikani, Surya Rao V., Quinnipiac University, USA
    • Chen, Chun-Da, Tennessee State University, USA
    • Chen, Jun, North Dakota State University, USA
    • Dai, Tian-Shyr, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan
    • Di Pietro, Filippo, Spain
    • Dube, Sema, Yeditepe University, Turkey
    • Echaust, Krzysztof, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
    • Gil-Alana, Luis A., University of Navarra, Spain
    • Gordon, David M., University of Saint Francis, USA
    • Gresse, Carole, Universit Paris-Dauphine, France
    • Gunda Laxminarayana, G. Ramesh Bab, SSRJ College, India
    • Hourvouliades, Nikolas, American College of Thessaloniki, Greece
    • Hua, Wei, Nanjing Audit University, China
    • Hussain, Mostaq M., University of New Brunswick-SJ, Canada
    • Hussein, Ahmed, University of Babylon, Iraq
    • Inci, A. Can, Bryant University, USA
    • Ivanov, Stoyu I., San Jos State University, USA
    • Khorshid, Aly, Academy UK, UK
    • Kisaka, Sifunjo E., University of Nairobi, Nigeria
    • Konstantinov, Gueorgui, Austria
    • Kunze, Frederik, NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Germany
    • Lin, Hao, California State University, Sacramento, USA
    • Malhotra, D.K., Philadelphia University, USA
    • Malinconico, Antonella, Universit del Sannio, Italy
    • Mittal, Sanjiv, GGS Indraprastha University, India
    • Nnadi, Matthias, Cranfield University, UK
    • Nobanee, Haitham, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates
    • Precourt, Elena, Bryant University, USA
    • Qiao, Zhuo, University of Macau, Macao
    • Resti, Andrea, Bocconi University, Italy
    • Ricci, Ornella, University of Roma Tre, Italy
    • Sabri, Nidal Rashid, Birzeit University of Palestine, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
    • Safari, Meysam, SEGi University, Malaysia
    • Shin, Yoon, Loyola University Maryland, USA
    • Singh, Kulbir, Institute of Management and Technology, India
    • Singh, Vivek, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
    • Sinha, Paritosh Chandra, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, India
    • Souissi, Nessim, SFAX-TUNISIA University, Tunisia
    • Streeter, Denise W., Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Tahir, Safdar, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
    • Tong, Zhigang, University of Ottawa, Canada
    • Tourin, Agnes, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, USA
    • Tsai, Sang-Bing, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
    • Wang, Zhen, China University of Petroleum - Beijing, China
    • Wells, William H., Georgia Southern University, USA
    • Wong, Wing-Keung, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China
    • Yi, Seongbaek, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
    • Zakaria, Nadisah, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
    • Zhang, Ting (Jeffrey), University of Dayton, USA
    • Zhu, Jie, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China


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