Inside the Markets sample agenda

09:00  Welcome and introduction

  • FTSE 100 competition

Putting London Stock Exchange into context

  • Brief background of today’s diversified London Stock Exchange Group

Primary markets

  • EU, UKLA and LSEG regulatory structure in capital markets
  • How and why issuers float in London
  • Overview of roles of professional adviser community in London IPOs

10:30  Refreshment break

10:45  London Stock Exchange choice of Primary markets

  • Main Market
  • AIM
  • Professional Securities Market (PSM) & Specialist Fund Market (SFM)
  • Group practical exercise
      

Secondary markets

  • What instruments are traded? (Bonds, shares, ETFs/ETCs, DRs etc)
  • Who are the key market participants and how do they interact?

12:30  Break

13:30  Secondary markets

  • ‘SETS’ electronic order-book trading: watch real-time market screens
  • Quote-driven trading: watch real-time market screens
  • LSEG ‘Turquoise”: dark pools of liquidity
  • Group practical exercise

15:15  Refreshment break

15:30  Regulation

  • How listed and quoted companies must disseminate inside information
  • Market abuse regime in UK and LSEG’s role in monitoring markets

 Market close

  • How closing prices are determined and why this is important
  • Live demonstration of closing auction process

16.45  Review/Q&A & FTSE100 competition results

17:00  Close