Financial Markets

Introduction to Financial Markets (2021)

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Overview

This eCourse defines financial markets and outlines their key characteristics, focusing on the ways in which money shifts between participants. It describes the types of financial markets that exist, the products they offer, the people and organizations involved in them, and the different types of marketplace.

Objective

On completion of this eCourse, you will be able to:
- Distinguish between investment/funding markets, transactional markets, and risk management markets and name their respective purposes
- Identify key financial market participants and the roles they play
- List the key characteristics of financial markets, and the major influences on their development

Content

Financial Markets - An Introduction
Topic 1: Financial Markets
Topic 2: Funding Markets
Topic 3: Transactional Markets
Topic 4: Risk Management Markets
Topic 5: Financial Market Participants
Topic 6: Marketplace Characteristics

Details

Code
TEPFM21001501
Venue
ePlatform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
Type 7 - Providing automated trading services
Type 8 - Securities margin financing
Type 9 - Asset management
Type 10 - Providing credit rating services
Type 11 - Dealing in OTC derivative products or advising on OTC derivative products
Type 12 - Providing client clearing services for OTC derivative transactions
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00
Fees
All Member: HK$285
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$285
Non-Member: HK$420