This course focuses on fixed income instruments, equity securities, and the foreign exchange (“FX”) market. Different money market, bond instruments, and equity securities are described. Key concepts in relation to bond pricing and yield, term structures of interest rates and bond valuation are explained, as are equity security pricing and required return. The different risks of investing in bonds and interest-rate drivers are outlined, as are the risks of investing in equity securities. Various bond management strategies are introduced and different aspects of the FX market are presented.
On completing this course, you should be able to:
a. Explain the basic features of related investment products;
b. Describe the different types of related investment products;
c. Understand the factors determining the pricing of related investment products (including intrinsic characteristics of the product and external factors such as economic outlook) and their impact on the pricing;
d. Perform basic calculations related to investment product pricing (calculate a bond price given a discount rate, apply equity valuation tools, price a FX forward);
e. Understand the workings of the related market (e.g. quotation method) and relevant charges and fees and apply a transaction execution process; and
f. Assess and measure the risks associated with related investment products.
1. Financial Fundamentals
2. Money Market
5. Foreign Exchange
Who Should Attend
It is primarily targeted to CPWP candidates who wish to take the CPWP Module 1 Paper 1 Examination. It is also relevant to those PWM practitioners who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in wealth management products.
Instructor / Speaker
Jason has had a 20-year banking career in the APAC region. Before starting training, he was as Managing Director and Head of Listed Derivatives and OTC Clearing for Deutsche Bank in APAC. Jason has rich hands-on experience at a senior level, having been responsible for the management of the sales teams and the regulatory and compliance performance of the business across APAC.
He holds CISI Global Securities Operations and CISI Extended Certificate in Investment Operations (International Securities & Investment, Operational Risk, Derivatives Operations) qualifications. He also holds qualifications with the Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance. He was educated in the UK at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 9 - Asset management