The Mechanics of Derivatives and Financial Products

Informa Connect
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16 weeks
1,999 GBP excl. VAT
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1,999 GBP

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The Mechanics of Derivatives and Financial Products

  • The rationale, mechanics and risks/rewards for investors in a variety of financial instruments
  • These include options, futures, swaps, structured products, exchange traded funds and other collective investment vehicles - considered from the perspectives of the hedger, the speculator and, on the sell side, from the perspective of the originators and structurers
  • How these instruments function, the markets and platforms upon which they trade, and the motivations behind the selection of such instruments in constructing an investment portfolio

Training Course Content

  • Unit 1 - Equities, Global Equity Markets and Indices
  • Unit 2 - Fixed Income Securities
  • Unit 3 - Money Market Securities, Foreign Exchange and Settlement
  • Unit 4 - Exchange Traded Funds and Collective Investment Schemes
  • Unit 5 - Exchange Traded Derivatives: Futures and Options
  • Unit 6 - Key Elements of Swaps
  • Unit 7 - Risk Management with Derivatives
  • Unit 8 - Trading Derivatives, Hedging and Investment Strategies

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How you’ll learn

  • A new module is released every two weeks
  • Read the units online, save them to your computer or print them out
  • Study at your own pace
  • Efficient and cost effective - no need to travel or take time off work
  • Apply new skills and expertise to your work straight away

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