This comprehensive 2-day course run by a former senior City banker is designed to provide delegates with a thorough insight into the most important financial derivative instruments, demonstrating how these different products are used in risk management and trading.
Through lectures, case studies, exercises and discussions you will learn about the characteristics of the main types of derivatives, how to value them and price and hedge risk management as well as spread trade.
You will learn about:
Different types of derivatives traded on the OTC markets and exchanges, how they are priced and used by risk managers and traders
Margining and clearing process
Use of bond futures for managing bond portfolios and trading purposes
How individual equity futures and index futures are constructed and used by fund managers and traders alike.
Design of an options contract and the theory of options pricing
Significance of the Greeks in options risk management
and how option sensitivities are applied to manage risk
Volatility and directional trades and simple option trades versus spreads in options
This programme is designed for banking professionals, fund managers, treasurers and traders and those who want to understand how to use derivatives in risk management and trading.
Course Level: General to Intermediate
Register before Jan 31 to take advantage of the Early Bird discount!