This course is suitable for anyone new to Derivatives.
Introduction to Derivatives
Unit 1 – What are Derivatives?
Forwards and Futures
Unit 2 – Practical futures trading
Unit 3 – Futures pricing
Unit 4 – Futures contracts specifications
Unit 5 – Equity index futures
Unit 6 – Interest rate futures
Interest Rate Swaps
Unit 7 – Interest rate swap basics
Unit 8 – Interest rate swap applications
Unit 9 – Interest rate swap pricing I
Unit 10 – Interest rate swap pricing II
Unit 11 – Trading interest rate swaps
Cross Currency Swaps
Unit 12 – Cross currency swaps basic
Unit 13 – Cross currency swaps applications
Credit Default Swaps
Unit 14 – The CDS contract
Unit 15 – CDSW screen
Unit 16 – Credit events
Unit 17 – CDS pricing
Unit 18 – Option features 1
Unit 19 – Option features 2
Unit 20 – Call options
Unit 21 – Put options
Unit 22 – Protective option strategies
Unit 23 – Overwrite strategies
Unit 24 – Call spreads
Unit 25 – Put spreads
Unit 26 – Risk reversals
Unit 27 – Straddles
Unit 28 – Intro to option pricing
Unit 29 – Binomial trees and Monte Carlo simulation
Unit 30 – Black-Scholes
Unit 31 – Volatility
Option Risk Management
Unit 32 – The Greeks
Unit 33 – Delta
Unit 34 – Gamma
Unit 35 – Theta and Vega
Unit 36 – P&L attribution using The Greeks
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