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Trading on London Stock Exchange

London Stock Exchange Group Academy
Course summary
0.5 days
1,225 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: 06/07/2020 - Online courses
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Trading on London Stock Exchange

Virtual Classroom Course

6 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30

7 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30

8 July 2020 09:20 -12: 30

9 July 2020 09:30 -12:30

This four half-day virtual course has been created to provide participants with a step-by step understanding of how the different trading services function. The course begins with an overview of the primary markets and how they give relevance to the secondary markets. It also accounts for the single market in financial services across the EU and how they have shaped the operation and structure of the current trading services. The course discusses both electronic and offbook trading using live market data is to give a real-time view of the trading services.

Participants will finish this course with an understanding of:

  • Electronic order-driven trading
  • Quote-driven trading
  • What instruments are traded on Exchange apart from shares
  • Who the key market participants are and how they interact
  • How market making works
  • The importance of the closing auction process
  • Other types of scheduled and unscheduled auctions
  • What is meant by 'on Exchange’ 'off Exchange’ 'off book' trading
  • Trade reporting, including recent Rulebook changes in preparation for implementation of MiFID II
  • Market Supervision for detection of market abuse
  • How the primary markets are relevant to the secondary markets
  • Post trade, including the role of the CCP

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • Compliance managers
  • Retail brokers
  • Institutional brokers
  • Proprietary equity traders
  • Risk managers

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course attracts 12 CPD learning hours. 

Training Course Content

Putting London Stock Exchange in to Context

  • Background to London Stock Exchange Group
  • Key functions of an exchange Primary Markets
  • How and why do companies issue equity?

Primary Markets

  • Main market
  • AIM
  • Professional Securities Market (PSM)
  • Specialist Fund Market (SFM
  • Dissemination of regulatory information - RIS - RNS
  • Continuing obligations
  • Regulatory Structure
  • Regulatory framework
  • London Stock Exchange Rules and regulatory role

Instruments traded on Exchange

  • Brief overview from shares to DRs and covered warrants
  • Secondary market trading services
  • SETS order book trading
  • IOB - Order book functionality
  • Trading rules

Secondary markets

  • Interruptions to trading
  • Live demonstration of closing auction
  • How closing prices are determined
  • FTSE 100 competition results
  • Quote driven trading – how SEAQ developed
  • Market Making obligations
  • SETSqx
  • Trading away from the order book including RSPs

Membership of London Stock Exchange

  • Becoming a member
  • Member obligations
  • Trading connectivity

Trade reporting & trade publication

  • Purpose of trade reporting
  • Reporting responsibility
  • Transaction reporting

Post trading processing

  • Clearing
  • Settlement
  • Role of the central counterparty (CCP)
  • How CCP manages risk

Market supervision

  • Market monitoring
  • Market abuse

Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTFs)

  • European landscape
  • Turquoise
  • Dark Pools of liquidity


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London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Academy

LSEG Academy - Financial training from the London Stock Exchange Group

As the training arm of the world-renowned London Stock Exchange Group, LSEG Academy works to help professionals develop the practical skills they need to navigate today's rapidly evolving financial markets. Academy designs, develops and delivers courses for clients across the...

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10 Paternoster Square
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Really good! It could be spread over 3 days to go over clearing and settlement in a bit more detail. More real examples of market abuse.Tracey was great. Thank you!Fantastic exercises that consolidates learning. Tracey is fabulously patient and cares about my learning.Helpful exercises, could have more. First half day was good . Rest very good. ...
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