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Derivative products - 2.5 hours

A foundation course that explains how these products work, what they are used for and the risks they can generate.

It is suitable for those working in or around financial markets who need to know more.

There are simple examples with time for questions and answers.

This course is only available in-house and is suitable for up to 12 people.

This is what is covered:

  • Introduction
  • Why the market has grown
  • Exchange traded derivatives
  • Over the counter derivatives
  • Leverage and risk
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Currency swaps
  • Interest rate options
  • What they are
  • How they can be used
  • Credit & operational issues
  • Valuations
  • How credit exposures occur
  • Mitigating credit risk

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