International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Christos Floros
ISSN online: 1756-7149
ISSN print: 1756-7130
4 issues per year
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IJFMD addresses the advancement of contemporary research in the field of financial markets and derivatives. It is an internationally competitive, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to serve as the primary outlet for theoretical and empirical research in all areas of international markets and derivatives.


 Topics covered include

  • International derivatives, risk measures
  • Lead-lag effects of derivative prices
  • Hedging/price discovery in futures/options markets
  • Computing/Monte Carlo techniques for option pricing, modelling equity prices
  • Asian options in shipping and energy markets
  • Accounting for employee stock options
  • Gas derivatives hedging; accounting for electricity derivatives
  • Real estate/currency/swaps, etc derivatives
  • Pricing and hedging, interest rate risk
  • International financial markets, financial econometrics
  • Economics of financial markets, market risk
  • Stochastic volatility/value-at-risk models
  • Computational/mathematical finance
  • Operational research methods


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International Derivatives: Theory and Applications

  • New approaches of computing option prices
  • Lead-lag effects of derivative prices
  • Hedging and price discovery in futures/options markets
  • New Monte Carlo techniques for option pricing
  • Asian options in shipping and energy markets
  • Accounting for employee stock options
  • Gas derivatives hedging
  • Accounting for electricity derivatives
  • Real estate derivatives: theory and applications
  • Currency derivatives: pricing and hedging
  • Risk measures for international derivatives
  • Pricing and hedging international derivatives with interest rate risk
  • Swaps and other derivatives

Financial Modelling / Financial Econometrics and Economics

  • Modelling equity prices
  • Modelling international financial markets
  • Financial econometrics: theory and applications
  • Market risk: measurement and analysis
  • Economics of financial markets

Financial Mathematics / Financial Engineering

  • Stochastic volatility models
  • Value-at-risk models
  • Computational finance: new applications
  • Operational research methods with applications to finance
  • Mathematical finance: theory and applications



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IJFMD especially encourages the submission of high quality articles, which are empirical in nature, particularly papers that are relevant for financial modelling and computation and bridge the gap between theory and policy in derivatives area. Theoretical work submitted to IJFMD should be original in its motivation or modelling structure.


IJFMD provides a scientific vehicle for researchers, policy makers, central and investment banks, financial institutions, and academic institutions.


IJFMD invites and welcomes theoretical and applied papers, case studies, and special issues. The journal will also publish review papers, technical reports, and case studies.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Floros, Christos, Technological Educational Institute of Crete and Hellenic Open University, Greece

Associate Editors

  • Alghalith, Moawia, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Filis, George, University of Bournemouth, UK

Editorial Board Members

  • Buckle, Mike, University of Swansea, UK
  • Chen, An-Sing, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  • Degiannakis, Stavros, University of Central Greece and Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Dokuchaev, Nikolai, Curtin University, Australia
  • Kalotychou, Elena, City University, UK
  • Khaliq, Abdul Q. M., Middle Tennessee State University, USA
  • Koutmos, Gregory, Fairfield University, USA
  • Lafuente, Juan Angel, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
  • Laopodis, Nikiforos T., Fairfield University, USA
  • Lien, Donald, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
  • McMillan, David, University of Stirling, UK
  • Nordén, Lars, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Speight, Alan, Swansea University, UK
  • Vortelinos, Dimitrios, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Zastawniak, Tomasz, University of York, UK


A few essentials for publishing in this journal


  • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
  • All our articles go through a double-blind review process.
  • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
  • There are no charges for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.


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All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

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