This course offers an in-depth look into the world of financial markets, covering key topics like the dynamics of regulated and OTC markets, the diversity of asset classes including equities, fixed income, Forex, and derivatives, and the practical applications of these assets. Participants will gain insights into the workings of economic cycles and the role of central banks in managing inflation. The curriculum also includes a detailed study of asset allocation strategies, providing learners with a balance of theoretical knowledge and practical insights through case studies and real-world examples, such as the strategies employed by Renaissance Capital.
I. Role and Functioning of Financial Markets
II. Definition and Characteristics of Different Asset Classes
2. Derivative Products
- Types: forward commitments and contingent claims
- Main Underlying Assets: stock indices, bonds, interest rates, currencies, commodities
III. Economic Cycles
1.Main Phases of an Economic Cycle
IV. Asset Allocation According to Economic Cycles
1. Which Asset Classes in the Phase of...?
2. Asset Management