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Derivatives - Applications and Settlement Process

Training : Derivatives - Applications and Settlement Process

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 08:30 for 3 days
Conducted by : Eureka Financial
Duration : 3 days
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 This 2 day course gives a detailed coverage of the major types of derivatives and how they are valued and traded. Delegates will also have a chance to learn about the process of margining and central clearing of derivatives which is broadly discussed at the moment by the industry and regulatory bodies. 


The course is suitable for professionals who have basic foundation in derivatives but would benefit from a broader understanding of these instruments and how they are settled for margining purposes. 


Main topics covered include: 

Constructing futures and forwards contracts

Options, Warrants and OTC - Contracts and pay off profiles

the role and function of the clearing house and the relationship between end users, the exchange and clearing members 

Exploring the margining system for futures, options on futures, and equity options and futures

Valuation and settlements of swaps

Recent developments in CDS market

Detailed analysis of market application of derivatives   


By the end of the course delegates will:  

Explore the use of derivatives for different purposes and by different market players

Work out the risk reward characteristics

Understand the role of the exchange and clearing houses

Learn about the margining and settlement system

The course is suitable for professionals who have some knowledge of derivatives but would benefit from a broader understanding of these instruments and how they are settled for margining purposes. 

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