Capital Markets

Basel III and Risk Management

Basel III and Risk Management Course Overview Banking regulations are the fundamental pillar supporting stability, fairness, and trust in our financial systems. They aim to prevent reckless behavior by banks and ensure that individual customers and the broader economy are shielded from unnecessary risks. And, to a great extent, banking regulations directly impact how banks…

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Introduction to Risk Management

Introduction to Risk Management Course Overview Today’s financial services organizations face a complex web of interconnected risks, which must be managed and mitigated to protect the company, its customers, and the ongoing stability of the global financial and economic system. Banks and other financial services organizations that do not manage risk effectively are at risk…

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Pricing Options and Option Sensitivities

Pricing Options and Option Sensitivities Overview In this course, we focus on valuing options using three pricing models: Black-Scholes, binomial, and the Monte Carlo simulation. Starting with the Black-Scholes model, we break it down and simplify the complex formula to ensure each and every component is understood. We then move on to learning the fundamentals…

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Equity Trading Fundamentals (CFI X AmplifyME)

Equity Trading Fundamentals Course Overview In this course, with the help of Amplify Trading, we will explore how securities are traded and how orders are executed. We will also see who the market participants are, what spreads are, learn trading tools such as Refinitiv, what liquidity is, how price discovery works, and finish up with…

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Cryptocurrency Intermediates: Altcoins, Stablecoins, CBDCs and NFTs

Cryptocurrency Intermediates: Altcoins, Stablecoins, CBDCs and NFTs Overview As the field of cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance continues to develop rapidly, this course looks to explain other critical digital assets in great detail with specific case studies and deep dives. We will explain not only how each of these assets looks to fulfill a specific need…

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Foreign Exchange – Non-Deliverable Forwards

Foreign Exchange Non-Deliverable Forwards Course Overview Some nations choose to protect their currency by disallowing trading on the international foreign exchange market, typically to prevent exchange rate volatility. Market participants can use non-deliverable forwards (“NDFs”) to transact in these non-convertible currencies. In this course, we will discuss how traders may use NDFs to manage and…

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Options Hedging and Trading Strategies

Options Hedging and Trading Strategies Course Overview Learn how options can be used and combined with the underlying asset to hedge or trade a view on market direction and volatility. This course is great for anyone who already understands the fundamentals of options and would like to advance further. Options Hedging and Trading Strategies Learning…

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Understanding Options

Understanding Options Overview This Understanding Options course provides an overview of options terminology and how options can be used effectively. We explore moneyness, intrinsic vs. extrinsic value, and also show simple hedging strategies. We also look at pay off diagrams and how we can use an option pricing model to determine effective strategies. Understanding Options…

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Foreign Exchange – Deliverable Forwards

Foreign Exchange – Deliverable Forwards Overview This course titled Foreign Exchange – Deliverable Forwards covers a wide range of important topics, teaching you how to use deliverable forwards effectively. First, you will learn the benefits and drawbacks of these tools and understand how forward points work. We will explore forward FX prices, forward cross rates…

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Advanced Futures & Forwards

Advanced Futures & Forwards Course Overview This Advanced Futures & Forwards course teaches the importance of basis, hedging, and trading with futures and forwards. You will learn about the factors influencing basis, as well as various components of bond futures including cheapest-to-deliver (CTD) bonds, repos vs. reverse repos, and how to calculate implied repo rates….

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