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Derivatives – An Introduction
This course focuses on the basic types of derivatives – forward-type instruments (forwards, futures, and swaps) and options.
The key differences between these instruments are described, along with the basics of their pricing. The course also discusses some of the risks that arise from the use of derivatives in general, particularly in light of global financial crisis and other events in recent times.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Describe the broad categories of derivatives
• Outline how derivatives pricing is based on the idea that relative prices should be "arbitrage-free"
• Recognize why there is considerable apprehension regarding the risks specific to derivatives
Topic 1: Derivatives Basics
• Basic Categories of Derivatives
o Forward Transactions
• Cash versus Physical Settlement
• From Forward Contracts to Swaps
Topic 2: Derivatives Pricing
• Forward Pricing
o Arbitrage-Free Pricing
o Future Expectations
• Option Pricing
o Modern Option Pricing Theory
• Value Before Maturity
Topic 3: Derivatives Risks
• Overview of Derivatives Risks
• Counterparty Credit Risk (CCR)
o Managing CCR
o Pricing & Model Risk
o Operational Risk
• Market Benchmarks
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Derivatives – Markets
This course describes derivatives markets today, both OTC and exchange-traded – and how the lines between these have become blurred by regulations adopted following the global financial crisis. The course also outlines the role of end-users and intermediaries in derivatives markets, as well as the many applications of derivatives for the various market players.
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