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Financial Products and Derivatives

IFF - International Faculty of Finance, In London (+1 locations)
3 days
3,095 GBP
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Financial Products and Derivatives

Master Real World Applications Of Financial Products And Their Derivatives

  • Understand the underlying financial asset classes equities (including ETFs), bonds, currencies and commodities
  • Master global markets and platforms where financial instruments are traded
  • Apply asset allocation and portfolio construction techniques
  • Appreciate the essential characteristics of financial derivatives swaps, futures, options and structured products
  • Understand the mechanics and engineering principles behind the structuring of financial derivatives. The role of derivatives in hedging and risk management of a portfolio
  • Be compliant in the regulatory environment, spot issues and ensure best practice in the application of derivatives to investment and trading

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Training content

  • Characteristics of Equities
  • Issuing Equity Securities
  • Global Equity Markets
  • Warrants and Covered Warrants
  • Contracts for Difference (CFDS)
  • Characteristics of Sovereign Bonds
  • Characteristics of Corporate Debt
  • Issuance and Trading Practice with Fixed Income Securities
  • Valuation and Risks of Fixed Income Securities
  • Structured Debt Instruments
  • Cash Instruments and Markets
  • Foreign Exchange Instruments and Markets
  • Clearing, Settlement and Safe Custody
  • Characteristics of Collective Investment Schemes
  • Exchange-Traded Funds
  • Structured Products
  • Hedge Funds and Private Equity
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Ratios
  • Key Investor Ratios
  • Accounting for Corporate Actions
  • Contractual Assets
  • Risk Elements of Derivatives
  • Bond/Money Market Contracts
  • Base and Precious Metals
  • Exchanges/Platforms
  • Principal Futures Contracts
  • Contract Specifications
  • Role of Central Counterparties
  • Key Futures Contracts Characteristics
  • Contrast with OTC Options
  • Factors of Options Pricing
  • Hedging with Options
  • Principles/Mechanics in the Development of Swaps
  • ISDA Documentation
  • Interest Rate Swaps
  • Currency Swaps
  • Spread Trading
  • Basics of Hedging
  • Motivations for Strategies

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IFF - International Faculty of Finance
Maple House 149, Tottenham Court Road
W1T 7AD London

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