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Swaps - Applications

Swaps are derivative products that are used to alter the exposure of investment portfolios or any series of cash flows. They represent an efficient way for institutions to manage their interest rate risk or gain desired investment exposure.

 

In this course, we will look at the various uses of interest rate swaps. We will also identify the major players in the swap market and outline their key roles and responsibilities.

  • OBJECTIVES

    On completion of this course, you will be able to:

    Describe the uses of interest rate swaps

    Outline the roles and responsibilities of the major players in the swap market

  • COURSE OUTLINE

    Topic 1: Uses of Swaps

    Liability & Asser Management

    Trading/ Speculation

    Benchmark Rates & Building Blocks

    Topic 2: Swap Market Players

    Reading Institutions

    Borrowers

    Investors/Speculators

    Inter-Dealer Brokers

    International Swaps and Derivatives Association

    SwapsWire & SwapClear

  • PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE

  • ESTIMATED COMPLETED TIME

    60 Minutes

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