Inside the Markets
Free virtual classroom taster
A free virtual taster session for lecturers, programme leaders and businesses interested in learning more about the London Stock Exchange Group and its markets.
Would you like to obtain an understanding of how London Stock Exchange markets work?
Using a live market feed you will get a glimpse of what the full two hour programme can offer:
- a basic understanding of London Stock Exchange and of capital markets
- a unique insight to the financial markets, with a live market platform showing market transactions
- an update on recent case studies to increase awareness on the rapidly evolving financial markets
The aim is to give an overview of our specialised programme which can be tailored to your organisation.
Who should attend?
Programme leaders of financial and business related disciplines such as: Finance, Engineering, Information Technology, Maths and Physics as well as businesses who wish to gain a better understanding of the pivotal role played by the global financial markets in today’s economy.
This taster session is scheduled on 30 November 2020 at 9:30 or 15:30 (40 mins approx) to give an overview of our specialised programme which can be tailored to your organisation.
Below you will find an example agenda based on a 2 hour programme:
– Objectives of the day
Background to London Stock Exchange
– What is the FTSE 100? Definition & competition
– History and evolution of the London Stock Exchange
– Role of a stock exchange
– Primary & secondary markets definitions
– Terminology in “The City”
– The FCA
– Main Market, AIM, PSM & SFM
– How and why do companies issue equity?
Secondary markets – trading Markets
– Migration from physical market floor to virtual market floor
– Role of market participants
– Trading on the London Stock Exchange
The flow of corporate information
– The role of RNS (Regulatory News Service)
– Methods of delivery & verification
– Co-operation with the UK financial services regulators
– Why this is of vital importance
An overview of the financial markets regulation
– London Stock Exchange’s statutory obligations
– Types of market abuse
– The internet & market communication
– Market monitoring, detection & investigation
Competition to predict the value of FTSE 100 at a pre-defined time