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Introduction to Financial Technology

23 October 2007  |  4424 views  |  0


Introduction to Financial Technology (Complete Technology Guides for Financial Services)

I am through just approx 30 pages or so (of 368), and already impressed with the way technology and some fundamental concepts of banking/trading are explained.

I think it is a must read for IT professionals who are keen to develop their understanding of the mystical world of alchemy.


Full review to follow, once I have read it completely.

I will encourage you to please share such sources (book/news/articles/insights/etc) on this community.


Comments: (1)

A Finextra member | 23 October, 2007, 19:16

Completely agree. I read this book a few months' back. Very useful - maybe a little dry.

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