Money Markets – Level 2

Description

This programme builds on Money Markets Level 1. The money markets are wholesale financial markets in which sovereign states, banks and major corporations raise funds through certain types of loans, or by issuing debt securities. This course aims to cover the most common money market instruments in use at financial centres all over the world and the calculations required in money markets, as well as the risk and return features.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the different products in money markets and their features
  • Discuss the Time Value of Money
  • Calculate different measures of yields in money markets
  • Calculate the price of different instruments in money markets
  • Describe the risk and return features of money markets
  • Introduction to money markets
  • Instruments used in money markets
  • Yields in money markets
  • Pricing money market instruments
  • Risk and return in money markets

Senior dealers in treasury departments, senior money market dealers, senior foreign exchange traders, senior corporate desk dealers, senior back office, mid office and other support staff, private bankers & investment advisors, auditors, compliance officers, risk managers, finance officers in corporations / import & export / insurance companies , and other business units where the money markets are an important element in their work.

Participants are expected to have a considerable background in fundamental mathematics and completed Money Market Level 1 (GBO166).

This course consists of lectures, discussions, in-class exercises and multiple-choice questions. Participants are also expected to complete an additional 5 hours of self-study.

Note: This course is examinable

Duration: 3 Days (5 hours per day) with the exam on the final day

Date:       19-21 Dec

Lecturers: BIBF Faculty

Fees: Member Organisations

  • GCC Nationals: Covered by Levy
  • Other Nationalities: BHD 75

Fees: Non-Member Organisations

  • All Nationalities: BHD 300

 

A calculator is required for this course.

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