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Securities Lending

Courses In This Course

Securities lending (and borrowing) is a global business that is important not only in its own right. It also provides liquidity and serves to improve the functioning of capital markets as a whole.

 

This course provides an overview of the securities lending market for those with no prior knowledge in the field.

Objectives

In this course, you will explore:

The basic structure and features of a securities loan

The main market participants, including securities lenders and borrowers as well as lending agents

The development and growth of the market from the 1960s to the present day

The differences between transactions that are backed by cash collateral and those backed by non-cash collateral

The key risks associated with securities lending and borrowing

The main documentation requirements for securities loans.

Prerequisite Knowledge

Previous knowledge of this area is not required.

Learner Profile

  •    SECURITIES LENDING - AN INTRODUCTION

    Overview

    A securities loan involves the temporary transfer of securities by one party, the lender, to another, the borrower. Securities lending is a global business that is important not only in its own right, but also provides liquidity and serves to improve the functioning of securities markets as a whole.

     

    This course looks at the fundamental principles of securities lending, including the parties involved in a securities loan, the actual lending process, and any associated risks. The history and development of the market is also discussed in detail.

    Course Duration

    75 mins

    Prerequisite Knowledge

    Financial Markets – An Introduction

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  •    SECURITIES LENDING - STRUCTURES, RISKS,

       & DOCUMENTATION

    Overview

    Securities loans are collateralized instruments, with borrowers permitted to post cash or non-cash collateral to secure loans. This course describes the two types of securities loan structure. It also discusses the main types of risk associated with securities lending, in addition to the loan documentation and codes of practice used to mitigate some of those risks.

    Course Duration

    50 mins

    Prerequisite Knowledge

    Securities Lending – An Introduction

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This course provides an overview of the securities lending market for those with no prior knowledge in the field.

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