Corporate Solutions

Classroom - list of courses

  1. Market and Product Overview
  2. Understand Fixed Income
    • Bonds vs Equities
    • Capital Structure of a Company
    • Credit Ratings
    • Background to the Bond Markets
    • Eurobond Types
    • Market Participants
    • The Investment Cycle
    • Fixed Income Life Cycle
    • Repos
  3. The US Domestic Bond Markets
    • US Treasury Bonds , Nature of the Market
    • Method of Issuance
    • Accrued Interest
    • Secondary Market , US Mortgage Market
  4. UK Government & Eurobond Market
    • Types of Issue, Method of Issuance
    • The Secondary Market, Settlements
  5. Understand the Trade Economics
  6. Pricing a Bond
    • Pricing Conventions; Accrued Interest ; Realised & Unrealised P/L
    • Current Yield
    • Bond Risks; Calculation of a Bond Price; Yield to Maturity
  7. Examining the Yield Curve
    • Yield Curve Strategies ; Drivers of Return
    • Benchmark yield curve
    • Risk premium and emerging markets
    • Government Debt
    • Price Volatillity
    • Credit Spreads
  8. Duration & Convexity
    • Duration and Yield Curve shifts
    • Meaning of Convexity ; Price/Yield Relationship
  9. Examining Trades within Strategies
  10. Analysing Portfolio Performance
    • Investment by Fund Manager
  11. Asset Backed Securities
  12. Hedging with Futures and Swaps
  13. Operational Processes
  14. Trade Capture
  15. Settlements & Administration