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Basics of Financial Markets. Cash Equities & Equity Derivatives
This training helps participants understand the stock market and its financial derivatives. Trainees will receive a basic theoretical knowledge that will help them develop the necessary skills needed for project activities that require knowledge in this area. Case studies and test sessions are included.
8 hours
Online
English
FIN-004
Basics of Financial Markets. Cash Equities & Equity Derivatives
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Duration
8 hours
Location
Online
Language
English
Code
FIN-004
Schedule and prices
€ 290
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Basics of Financial Markets. Cash Equities & Equity Derivatives
Sign Up
Duration
8 hours
Location
Online
Language
English
Code
FIN-004
Schedule and prices
€ 290
Training for 7-8 or more people? Customize trainings for your specific needs

Description

This training helps participants understand the stock market and its financial derivatives. Trainees will receive a basic theoretical knowledge that will help them develop the necessary skills needed for project activities that require knowledge in this area. Case studies and test sessions are included.
After completing the course, a certificate
is issued on the Luxoft Training form

Objectives

After the course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the purpose of equity indices by viewing examples of how the index is calculated
  • Describe how market price is settled and what factors impact the price
  • Define a futures contract, provide contract attributes, differentiate between a long and short position, draw payout model, explain the term spread, hedge the risk of trading with futures, explain the motivation ofВ  a buyer and seller of a contract
  • Define options, tell the difference between put and call options, draw payout model, explain motivation of options buyer and seller
  • Define equity swap, explain swap contract lifecycle, understand benefits of banks facilitating swap contracts
  • Define exchange traded funds and understand how investing in ETFs differs from buying futures or stocks

Target Audience

Testers, System and Business Analysts, Architects, Developers and Project Managers.

Prerequisites

Desirable: Previous participation in the «Basics of Financial Markets. Investment Banking» course.

Roadmap

  • Equity indices: purpose, evaluation
  • Supply and demand considerations, trade price setting
  • Futures contracts
  • Options
  • Equity swaps
  • Futures-style products example: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
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