Repo Market Bahrain Institute for Banking & Finance

This course is designed to cover the fundamentals of the repo product, discuss the reasons why it is the core funding tool in major financial markets, and how they are quoted in the market. It will also illustrate the economic and operational characteristics of a repo transaction.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand the repo market, its main players and types of transactions
  • Recognise the cash flows associated with different repo transactions
  • Identify and assess the risks arising from using repo and how to minimize the exposure to those risks
  • Know how repos are quoted
  • Understand initial margin and margin maintenance
  • Define general collateral (GC) and specials

Target Audience

Repo traders; money market traders; risk managers; settlement and operations personnel; auditors

Entry Requirements

Participants are expected to have a considerable background in fundamental mathematics and working experience in 1 to 3 years in Treasury Department.

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