What are the financial markets and why do we have them?
What are the various financial instruments and how to they trade?
Who are the various platers and what do they do?
Where does my role fit into the big picture?
This course aims to answer these questions.
– Bond characteristics, the good and the bad news
– Basic bond pricing without a calculator
– Differenced between government and corporate markets
– Credit spreads
– Credit ratings
– Convertible bonds
– Credit default swaps
This class is offered in four separate half-day units that run concurrently. These can be taken separately but there are themes that run through the units.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
People new to the business, have recently switched asset class to those whose role is not so close to markets on a daily basis.
These courses are included in this module