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Currency Options – Part One

  • Banking and Financial Markets, Derivatives, Energy and Commodity Markets, Foreign Exchange, Fund Management, Trading and Technical Analysis
  • Duration: One day
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    This One-Day highly participative course for banks and their advisors featuring, case studies and exercises. Likely participants will include personnel from, operations, financial control, internal audit, legal department, IT, compliance, and credit, treasury marketing and sales executives.


    Session 1:

    Introduction and Course Objectives

    • Options – a key derivative product

    • Volumes and Values

    Session 2:

    Background to the Options Market

    • Definition and Key features

    • Option Terminology

    • Range of different types of options;

    • Exchange traded VS OTC

    • American VS European

    • Traditional VS Exotic

    • Analysing;

    • Option writers VS Option holders

    • Premium VS non-premium

    • Liquidity

    • Gearing

    • Credit Risk

    Session 3:

    Expiry profiles

    Four option building blocks – basis for all options strategies

    • Long Call

    • Long Put

    • Short Call

    • Short Put

    Combination Strategies, Straddles, Strangles, Spreads

    Session 4:

    Option pricing

    • How the pricing models work

    • Premium determinants

    • Option Sensitivity

    Session 5:

    Options Greeks

    Measuring option sensitivity

    • Delta

    • Gamma

    • Theta

    • Vega

    Session 6:

    Options Applications

    Users and Uses of options

    Using options for exposure management

    • Transaction

    • Translation

    • Contingent

    • Economic

    • Case Study

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