Understanding Financial Markets and Instruments

Course Programme
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The ‘Understanding Financial Markets and Instruments’ online course offers an invaluable and straightforward introduction to the mechanics of today's global financial market place.
It will provide you with an insight into the origins of the financial markets and its key players. It is also designed to explain the principal markets, the main financial products and how they are used, including: bonds, equities, futures and forwards.
The course is organised in 14 videos of about 15-20 minutes each for a total runtime of 4h15. The first 12 modules are for beginners, while the last two modules are at an intermediate level.
Who should attend

The course is particularly suitable for:
• Professionals starting their careers in financial services
• Those who would like to deepen their knowledge in financial markets
• Those who simply wish to reacquaint themselves with our markets.

Upcoming Courses


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Virtual Classroom, 20 and 21 June 2024

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Financial Management Bundle
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Introduction to Companies, Funding & the Capital Markets
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