Financial Market Instruments

Financial Market Instruments2018-11-14T10:55:14+00:00

Financial Market Instruments

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The Financial Market Instruments course provides comprehensive knowledge of money market, capital market, derivatives and foreign-exchange instruments, whereby the characteristics and uses of the instruments are covered in depth.  You will learn what the most important financial market instruments are, by whom they are issued or originate and the purpose they serve.  This course blends presentations, discussion and exercises to further and consolidate the participants’ understanding of financial market instruments.

Main Topics

  • Bank Funding and Monetary Policy
  • Domestic Tradable Money Market Instruments
  • Domestic Bonds and Notes
  • Euromarket Instruments
  • Equity and Equity-Linked Instruments
  • Bond Yield, Pricing and Price Sensitivity Metrics
  • Repurchase Agreements and Securities Lending
  • Futures and Forward Contracts
  • Option Characteristics and Values
  • Interest-Rate Derivatives
  • Currency Derivatives


Interactive training of the characteristics and uses of money market and capital market instruments, derivatives and foreign-exchange instruments traded in international financial markets and their use in trading, investing, funding and hedging.

Course Language


Target Group

Staff members in the areas of:

  • Asset-Liability Management
  • Fund Brokerage
  • Product Development
  • Bank Consulting
  • Fund Management
  • Research and Analysis
  • Brokerage Execution
  • Funding Management
  • Risk Management
  • Capital Markets
  • Investment Banking
  • Treasury Consulting
  • Clearing and Settlement
  • Investment Banking
  • Treasury Sales/Trading
  • Compliance
  • Liquidity Management
  • Treasury Support
  • Corporate Banking
  • Mid-Office
  • Others who are involved with
    financial market instruments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Money Markets
  • Custody/Securities Services
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Institutions
  • Private Banking


  • Basic knowledge of financial market instruments
  • Good to very good command of English

Course Components

  • Presentation and explanation of concepts
  • Discussion
  • Exercises and case studies
  • On-the-job reference materials

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