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Foundations of Financial Markets

ACF Academy, In London (+2 locations)
3 days
2,350 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
1 July, 2024 See details
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3 days
2,350 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
1 July, 2024 See details
Course delivery
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Course description

Foundations of Financial Markets

The Foundations of Financial Markets course is a practical three-day program designed to give participants a clear idea of how the financial markets work, and the roles played by the various participants in the market.

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Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

1 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Should Attend

Anyone working in the financial markets.



Outcome / Qualification etc.

CPD: 21 hours

Learning Outcomes

By attending this course, you will:

  • Explore the institutions, markets, services, and products
  • Obtain a clear overview of the international financial markets
  • Appreciate the role of various financial institutions
  • Examine a range of essential financial products
  • See how each product is used in the markets
  • Understand the role of risk management and compliance
  • Obtain practical hands-on experience

Training Course Content

  • Introduction to Financial Markets
  • The Core Businesses
  • Introducing the Cash Markets
  • Market Dynamics and Trading
  • Equity Markets and Instruments
  • Introduction to the Time Value of Money
  • Understanding the Yield Curve
  • Money Markets and Instruments
  • Bond Markets and Instruments
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Derivatives Overview
  • The Role of Risk Management and Compliance

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Average rating 4.9

Based on 11 reviews.
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17 Oct 2016
Introduction to Financial Markets

Trainer was able to answer all questions and clearly explain the more complex topics. Overall greatly aided my learning

17 Oct 2016
Introduction to Financial Markets
17 Oct 2016
Introduction to Financial Markets


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