Swaps continue to play a fundamental role in the financial markets. Challenges like alternative reference rates, LIBOR rigging, increased collateral requirements and intense competition for clearing business, have not slowed the inexorable growth of this vital financial tool which enables borrowers, investors and banks to hedge their interest rate, currency, credit, equity, commodity, volatility and inflation exposures.
This course will give you the opportunity to integrate a theoretical knowledge of swaps with practical market applications. You'll use practical sessions and exercises so that you will be able to apply your new knowledge immediately. These include:
Calculating the risks and rewards of the swaps market
Applying and using interest rate derivatives effectively
Exploring the full range of swap products
Learning about the pricing and arbitrage relationships in the swaps market
Applying swaps to risk management
Alan has been helping banks and their clients manage risk for over 30 years. He has designed and delivered over 1800 highly interactive training days, in more than 40 countries, for the International Faculty of Finance, Kaplan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, HSBC, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, UBS, Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Nomura, Deutsche Bank, Rabobank, The Bank of England, The Financial Times, The London Stock Exchange, The European Stability Mechanism, the Universities of London and Cambridge, OPEC, the United Nations and many others.
He ran a currency swaps book for HSBC’s International
Treasury Management Group where he also advised banks
and multinational corporations on the design and execution of
their hedging, asset-liability and risk management strategies.
He traded a proprietary fixed-income book at Scotia Capital
Markets as well as running training courses for the fixed income
traders, the salespeople and the Debt Capital Markets team.
The International Foreign Exchange Dealers Association
(ACI) commissioned him to write ‘Mastering Swaps Markets’,
published by the Financial Times and the University of
Dates: 7-9 September 2020
Venue: Central London / Online
London course fee: £2999 + VAT @ 20% = £3598.80
Online course fee: £2399 + VAT where applicable