CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Study Material 2019 pdf – Free Download ICMAI Paper 14 in PDF


Free Download CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Study Material pdf for June 2019 & December 2019 exams. Strategic Financial Management (SFM) subject is paper 14 in CMA Final examination and one the subject in CMA. CMA Final is Final stage in revised CMA Course. We’ve given Revised Syllabus 2016 CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Material by chapter-wise. You can download CMA Final Paper 14 study material in pdf format by unitwise & chapterwise in PDF Format. ICMAI has released CMA FInal Paper 14 Strategic Financial Management (SFM) study material for CMA Syllabus 2016 students officially in website also.

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Strategic Financial Management (SFM) is one of the subject in ICWAI Final Course. Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Paper 14 Study Material 2019 is mentioned below :

About Material

  • Given Study material is applicable for June 2019 & December 2019
  • Name of the Text Book : Strategic Financial Management (SFM)
  • Paper No – PAPER 14
  • Author : ICMAI
  • No of Pages :656
  • Edition : May 2018

CMA fINAL Paper 14 Study Material – Syllabus 2016

(Strategic Financial Management (SFM))


CMA Final Study Material 2019 – All Subjects (Revised)


List of Chapters in CMA Final Paper 14


1. Investment Decisions, Project Planning and Control

(i) Estimation of project cash flow

(ii) Relevant cost analysis for projects

(iii) Project appraisal Methods – DCF and Non-DCF Techniques

(iv) Capital Rationing

(v) Social Cost Benefit analysis

2. Evaluation of Risky Proposals for Investment decisions

(i) Investment decisions under uncertainties

(ii) Effect of Inflation on Capital Budgeting Decisions

(iii) Sensitivity Analysis, Certainty Equivalent Approach, Decision Tree Analysis, Standard
Deviation in Capital Budgeting, Risk Adjusted Discount Rate, Options in Capital Budgeting

3. Leasing Decisions

(i) Lease Financing – Evaluation of Lease vs Buy options

(ii) Break-Even Lease rental determination

(iii) Cross Boarder Leasing, Sale and Lease back


4. Institutions in Financial Markets

(i) Reserve Bank of India, Commercial Banks, NBFCs

(ii) Insurance Companies, Pensions Funds.

5. Instruments in Financial Market

(i) Money Market Instruments – Call money, Treasury Bills, Commercial Bills, Commercial Paper; Certificate of Deposits, Repo, Reverse Repo and Promissory Notes, Government Securities, Bonds, Valuation
of Bonds, Price Yield Relationship.

(ii) Hedge Funds

(iii) Mutual Funds – Computation of NAV and Evaluation of Mutual fund’s Performance

6. Capital Markets

(i) Primary and secondary markets and its instruments

(ii) Optionally convertible debentures, Deep discount bonds

(iii) Rolling settlement, Clearing house operations

(iv) Dematerialization, Re-materialization and Depository system

(v) Initial Public Offering (IPO) / Follow on Public Offer (FPO) ; Book Building

(vi) Insider trading

(vii) Credit rating – Credit rating agencies in India

7. Commodity Exchange

(i) Regulatory Structure, Design of markets

(ii) Issues in Agricultural, Non-Agricultural Markets, Product design, Spot price and present
practices of commodities exchanges

(iii) Intermediaries in the commodity exchanges & Clearing house operations, risk management
related issues

(iv) Commodity Options on futures and its mechanism


8. Security Analysis & Portfolio Management including Equity Research

(i) Security analysis- Fundamental analysis- Economic analysis, Industry analysis, Company
analysis, Technical analysis, Momentum analysis – arguments and criticisms

(ii) Market indicators, Support and resistance level, Patterns in stock price

(iii) Statistic models – Moving Averages, Bollinger bands

(iv) Theories on stock market movements – Dow Jones Theory

(v) Portfolio Management – meaning, objectives and basic principles

(vi) Portfolio Management theories – Efficient Market Hypothesis, Markowitz Model, Random Walk
theory, CAPM, APT, Sharpe Index.

(vii) Portfolio Management – Construction of a Portfolio, Computing the Portfolio Total risk,
Classification of risk into systematic and unsystematic, Minimization of Portfolio risk, Monitoring
the Risk and Return of a portfolio

(viii) Portfolio Analysis – Security and Capital Market Line, Beta, Levered and Unlevered Beta


9. Financial Risks

(i) Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Asset based risk, Operational Risk

(ii) Foreign investment risk, Market Risk

10. Financial Derivatives – Instruments for Risk Managment

(i) Forward & Futures – Meaning and Difference between Forwards and Future, Stock futures,
Hedging through futures and benefits of Future market, Components of Future Price, Index
based Futures, Margins in the derivatives market

(ii) Options – Meaning, types of Options (Call & Put), Put-Call Parity theory, Determination of
Option Premium, Strategies in Options market – spread, bull spread, bear spread, butterfly
spread, combination, straddle, Strangle, Strips and Straps, Valuation of Options using-Option
Equivalent, Stock Equivalent, Binomial tree approach, Risk neutral and Black-Scholes Model

(iii) Swaps and Swaptions – Meaning, types, features, benefits of Swaps, Interest rate swaps,

(iv) Interest rate derivatives – Meaning, Interest rate caps, interest rate collars, forward rate

11. Financial Risk Management in International Operations

(i) Sources of Foreign currency, debt route, depository receipts, American Depository Receipts
(ADRs) – sponsored, unsponsored, Global Depository Receipts (GDRs), Warrants, Foreign
Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs), Euro Issues, Euro Commercial Paper, Euro Convertible
Bonds, Note Issuance Facility, Participating Notes, Foreign Direct Investment

(ii) Foreign Exchange Market – Exchange Rate determination – Exchange Rate ForecastingPurchasing Power Parity-Interest Rate Parity

(iii) Exchange Rate Risk management – Forex Hedging tools, exposure netting, currency forward,
cross currency roll over, Currency futures, options, money market hedge, asset-liability

(iv) Foreign Investment Analysis: International Portfolio Investment – International Capital

Buy CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Books Online at

You can buy CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Books of Various authors and publishers for June & December 2019 exams through online at

Strategic Financial Management: for C.A. Final, A Comprehensive Guide, New Syllabus
  • A. N. Sridhar
  • Shroff Publishers
  • Edition no. First (11/21/2017)
  • Paperback: 1064 pages
CA Final Group-I Paper-2: Strategic Financial Management (Nineteenth Edition Jun 2019 Book 1)
  • Dr. Arpita Ghosh, Gourab Ghose
  • Shuchita Prakashan Private Limited
  • Kindle Edition
  • Edition no. 19 (12/02/2018)
  • English

Best Authors & Publishers of ICAI (Cost) Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Books

  • A. N. Sridhar
  • V Pattabhi Ram, S D Bala
  • Dr. Arpita Ghosh, Gourab Ghose

How to get CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Physical Text Books

For Registered Students :

ICWAI Final students who are registered for CMA Final Course on or after 1st June 2017 will get revised CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Physical Text Book along with other subjects through speed-post/Courier by ICMAI to your address.

Converted or Other Students : 

You can get CMA Final Strategic Financial Management (SFM) Physical Text Book at your nearest local ICAI (Cost) branch office by paying the cost of the book.

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