This eCourse consists of two modules. Module 1 introduces the most important equity derivatives, including stock options, stock index futures and options, warrants and convertibles, and structured equity derivatives.
Module 2 looks at equity index futures and options, two of more popular financial derivatives used by traders. Finally, we look at how derivatives can be grouped together to dynamically hedge a portfolio’s market exposure over time.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the structures and applications of equity futures, equity options and equity index options, convertibles and warrants, contracts for difference, equity swaps and structured equity derivative products
- Define equity index futures and options
- Determine the intrinsic value of both index futures and options
- Identify how equity index futures and options are used in arbitrage
Module 1: Equity Derivatives – An Introduction
Topic 1: Equity Derivatives – Types
Topic 2: Benefits & Risks of Equity Derivatives
Module 2: Equity Index Futures & Options
Topic 1: Index Equity Futures
Topic 2: Equity Index Options