DERIVATIVES – The Pros and Cons, Risk and Hedging Strategies


Course Details


September 21 - 22, 2023


9:00 am MYT – 5:00 pm MYT


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Expert Trainer

David Knapp

Course Overview

This course covers derivatives in all the main asset markets – explaining the structure, pricing, hedging abilities, and risks associated with derivatives.

Course Outlines

  • Introduction
  • Icebreaker – picture quiz
  • Overview – Contents, objectives
  • Function of the derivatives market
  • Different types of derivatives – futures, options, forwards, swaps
  • Size and growth of the market

Discussion: Do derivatives increase or decrease risks?

  • Underlying markets – Interest rates, equities, credit, FX, commodities

  • What are the risks associated with derivatives?

  • Pay off profiles with futures and options

Who Should Attend

  • Senior managers

  • Traders at banks and investment houses

  • Market makers

  • Fund managers

  • Risk managers

  • Investors

  • Anyone interested in trading and investing

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