FX and interest rate derivatives
The objective of the workshop is to acquaint participants with different kinds of basic financial derivatives and their valuation, and to provide practical tips for their use for hedging and trading.
This warm-up seminar on derivatives will provide participants a general introduction to forwards, swaps, futures and options, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of an individual instrument.
We will explain the the main characteristics, most important terms and basic mechanics of instruments. An overview of the organised derivatives and OTC markets will be presented with selected examples.
Finally, we will give participants an overview and examples of the basic uses of derivatives for trading and hedging purposes.