Review current developments whilst gaining insight into the pricing and risk characteristics of each of the main derivatives product groups.
This course allows you to apply your knowledge to real-life situations straight away via the use of practical software programmes that you will utilise to complete a number of tasks and exercises. The dissection and financial engineering of some structures will be undertaken which will help you unlock the “black box” behind the products.
The course is aimed at an international audience and is specifically designed for professionals wanting to increase their practical understanding of pricing, trading and hedging techniques. You will benefit by developing a robust set of new skills that you will be able to implement and put into practice as soon as you return to the desk.
The programme will examine the rationale, mechanics and risks/rewards for investors in a variety of financial instruments which provide direct and indirect exposure to different asset classes. There will be a focus on the way in which 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.
The course introduces the fundamentals of options, key options strategies, valuation and hedging, the uses of options in equity, FX and interest rate markets. Numerous case studies give practical illustrations of the key issues.
This course aims to give you a complete practical grasp of the fixed income capital markets, so that as international finance evolves and is reshaped by the changing nature of banking, additional regulatory pressures and the continued shifts brought about by the rebalancing of global economic forces, you will be in a strong position to seize the inevitable opportunities which arise.
This intensive course provides detailed insights into the principles, methods and mathematical tools for understanding the analytics of derivatives structuring, use, valuation and risk management.
The course examines each stage in the life of a business, from start up to major listed corporation, and analyses the opportunities available in the markets. Through a series of highly interactive case studies participants will gain a complete understanding of how the capital markets work from the perspectives of issuers, arrangers and investors.
Participants who enroll on this programme, will have the opportunity to practice treasury management during each of the five days of the course. When they leave they will have a short, medium and long-term plan for developing their treasury management expertise in their own firms.
During these intensive two days you will develop all the theoretical strategies and practical techniques to manage risk, allocate funds effectively and, as a result, increase the all important shareholder value!
This course covers all aspects of the commodity classes, commodity investment and the principal price drivers in both the physical and on the exchanges, producer, manufacturer and user supply/demand characteristics and pricing.
A brand new course that will show you how FinTech will revolutionise the banking and finance industry. You will also cover blockchain, digital signatures and cryptocurrencies.
IFF is delighted to offer a 10% discount to attend our sister company's QuantMinds International event, the world's leading quant finance conference.
14-18 May 2018
Lisbon Marriott, Lisbon
25 Years Celebrating Quant Minds
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