Derivatives Level 2 Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance

Derivatives are described as Off balance Sheet products because unlike the cash markets there is typically no exchange of the principal amount of the asset or liability involved. Derivatives Level 2 builds on Derivatives Level 1 course. Participants will enhance their understanding in the derivatives market by mastering complex hedging techniques.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the mechanics of using money market interest rate derivatives to hedge interest rate risks.
  • Explain the terminology of forward-forward loan or deposit and use of Forward Rate Agreement (FRA) / Futures
  • Classify different types of swaps
  • Illustrate the use of Interest Rate Swaps (IRS) to hedge a position in FRA or Futures
  • Calculate the settlement amount of the FRA, Futures, IRS, pay-offs in Caps/Floor/Collar and amounts for hedging using Delta

Target Audience

Traders with more than two years in treasury; senior FX & MM traders; senior derivatives traders; investment & capital market department officers; middle office and treasury operations officers; senior risk managers; senior corporate dept. staff who using derivatives to hedge their clients FX & interest rate risk; legal advisers and lawyers; senior officers ? corporations ? who need to broaden their knowledge with advanced hedging tools; derivatives system developers

Entry Requirements

Participants should have completed the Derivatives level 1.

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