Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX

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Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX
Language
English
Duration
2 hours course
Certificate
Certification free
Course by EdX
Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX
What will you learn?
Understand beta as a measure of equity risk.
Describe duration and convexity as first and second order interest rate sensitivity / risk measures for fixed income instruments.
Explain and provide examples of linear and non-linear (‘convex’) securities.
Describe and the sensitivity measures (Greeks) for options.
Describe the various approaches utilized for determining value at risk and expected shortfall as measures of market and credit risk for portfolios.
About the course

This economics and finance course is a survey of risk measures and risk measurement practices applied to individual securities and portfolios. Students will also study risk reports of publicly traded financial institutions.

Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate bearing the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) name. A NYIF certificate is a valuable addition to your credentials, proving that you have acquired the work-ready skills that employers value.

For those who wish to learn more, students can enroll in the remaining four courses to earn the complete Risk Management Professional Certificate, backed by the New York Institute of Finance’s 93-year history.

Program
Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives and FX
Understand how to describe the various approaches utilized for determining value at risk.
Lecturers
Anton Theunissen
Anton Theunissen
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