Bond And Other Fixed Income Investment

One Week £ 1,900 | Two Week £3,500 | One Week ₦ 100,500


The Fixed Income Training Programme is aimed at ensuring that market practitioners know, understand, and are able to discuss and determine the effects of the economic environment on the various bond and fixed income instruments available in their domestic financial markets, and the impact of various trading strategies on the bank.

The programme is presented as a training programme to ensure that individual candidates can apply the theoretical concepts in practise. During the interactive training programmes, delegates will be asked to construct models to price, and to assess the pricing of the various instruments under discussion.

  • Bonds and Fixed Income Mechanics
  • Market Conventions and Conversions
  • Bond Market Basics
  • Today's Bond Market Conditions
  • Bond Market Structure
  • Bond Price & Yield Curve Mathematics
  • Valuing Bonds
  • Money Market Instruments and Their Relation to Bond Markets
  • Standard Interest Rate Swaps and Bond Hedging Applications
  • Corporate Bonds and Credit Risks in Yields
  • Outlook for Fixed Income Products
  • Practical Bond Pricing Techniques
  • The bond markets today
    • Impact of the credit crisis
    • Origination
    • Trading
    • Sales
  • Understanding Bond Sensitivities
  • Bond Portfolio Management
  • Strips as a Benchmark for Pricing Non-Standard Bonds
  • Term Structure of Interest Rates
  • Liability Swaps and the Bond Markets
  • Asset-Backed Securities
  • Asset Swaps and Bond Markets
  • Credit Curves and Benchmarking

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • The links between FRN and straight bond pricing
  • The relationship between loan pricing and bond pricing
  • The basis link between cash bonds and credit derivatives
  • How to evaluate structured products
  • Have a vivid overview of the entire financial markets, the arbitrage opportunities and the dominant role of bonds and fixed income
  • How the structure of interest rates is the backbone of any financial market instrument