This course focuses on currency futures, equity index futures, and interest rate futures and forwards. The course provides insight into key concepts such as cross rates, triangular arbitrage, and currency swaps. You will also learn how to calculate the fair value of equity index futures and use these instruments to hedge a position. By the end of the course, you will also have an understanding of forward rate agreements (FRAs), short-term interest rate futures (STIRs), interest rate swaps (IRS), and the relationship between spot rates and forward rates.
Equity, FX, and Rate Futures Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so that you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.
Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.
This Equity, FX, and Rate Futures course is ideal for anyone looking to enhance their understanding of futures and forwards. It is designed to benefit students and professionals looking to begin a career in derivatives trading or for anyone interested in learning more about the space.
6 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
21 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Required
Submit your CMSA® checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.