Your introduction to the financial markets
This online course is dedicated to those who are interested in understanding the basics of the financial markets and of the most common financial instruments.
It is particularly suitable for professionals starting their careers in financial services or for those who simply wish to reacquaint themselves with our markets.
The course can be completed within 6 months (180 days) from activation. After that time your credentials will be no longer valid.
The course is organised in 14 modules of about 20 minutes each. The first 12 modules are for beginners, while the last two modules are at an intermediate level.
The modules cover the following aspects:
Module 1 - Introduction to the main operations of the LSEG
Module 2 - Types of participants
Module 3 - Types of Equity
Module 4 - Understanding the price of an equity
Module 5 - Types of secondary markets
Module 6 - Types of Bonds
Module 7 - Bond Price sensitivity measure
Module 8 - Types of Derivatives
Module 9 - Derivative Applications
Module 10 - ETFs, CFDs, GDRs versus Equities
Module 11 - Buying and selling Securities
Module 12 - Mechanics of Trading and Investing
Module 13 - An overview of Portfolio Theory and CAPM
Module 14 - Time Value of Money