Beginning with an overview of the subject, the text discusses in detail the forwards emphasizing the currency forwards. It presents the different types of futures - commodity futures, currency futures, stock futures, index futures, interest rate futures and the different types of options - stock options and currency options. The text continues to explain the option pricing models. It concludes with a chapter on financial swaps, which describes the operational modalities of currency swaps and interest rate swaps. The Indian context and environment are highlighted while explaining the trading processes of the different types of derivatives to familiarize the reader with the Indian derivatives market. The text is supported by illustrative examples, diagrams, tables and review questions to reinforce the students' understanding of the subject matter. This textbook is primarily intended for the postgraduate students of finance, commerce and management. It would also be useful to derivative practitioners, chartered accountants and chartered financial analysts.