This course introduces the participants to foreign exchange in line with the current ACI syllabus. It deals with what is foreign exchange, terminology, spot and forward rates and developing a basic understanding of the trading in foreign exchange markets.

Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, the participant will:

  • Have an understanding of the history and development of the foreign exchange market
  • Calculate the profit and loss figure
  • Calculate spot, cross and forward rates
  • Have an understanding of the FX swaps

Content Highlights

  • History and development of the foreign exchange markets and their participants
  • Definition of foreign exchange
  • Factors affecting Foreign Exchange
  • Spot exchange rate and quotations and basic spot dealing terminology
  • Calculating the profit and loss figure
  • Forward FX transactions and its relationship with interest rates
  • Outright forwards and FX swaps
  • Use of Outright forwards in taking currency risk
  • Use of FX swaps in rolling spot positions
  • Hedging outright forwards
  • Creating synthetic foreign currency assets and liabilities

Target Audience

  • New entrants to Treasury Dept; Junior Dealers; FX Traders; Corporate Desk Dealers; Treasury Operations staff ; Middle Office Staff; Auditors; Compliance Officers; Risk Managers; System Developers; Other business units where foreign exchange market is an important element in their work; Finance Officers in Corporations / Import & Export / Insurance

Course Structure

  • Lectures group discussions, exercises and video shows

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