Dealing in Financial Products

Maintain your technical competence so you can price transactions and trade and hedge a variety of financial instruments wisely.

Each course is offered by self study via our learning portal, FEP Online, providing you with online learning resources, support and assessment. FEP Online also enables the management, recording and reporting of CPD obligations.

CPD points/hours3
AssessmentMultiple-choice exam
Course fee$195

Hop into kangaroo bonds

This course explores what may, at first glance, appear to be complex financial instruments, but which are, in fact, a quite straightforward means of borrowing and investing money. We round out the topic by considering the development of ‘green bonds’, and ask you to reflect on…read more

Fulfilling quests with Investment bonds

Investment bonds, also known as insurance bonds or growth bonds, came into existence in the early 1980s. With the advent of superannuation and other sophisticated investment options, they fell out of favour. Explore why investment bonds are currently enjoying a renaissance, partly …read more

The ABCs of CFDs

Investment bonds, also known as insurance bonds or growth bonds, came into existence in the early 1980s. With the advent of superannuation and other sophisticated investment options, they fell out of favour. Explore why investment bonds are currently enjoying a renaissance, partly …read more

Hedging using FX options and currency swaps

Options are a fascinating financial instrument. Like any other derivative, the complexity of determining their value and the factors that influence their value presents a challenge for all traders who utilise them. In this course, we focus on foreign exchange (FX) options and currency swaps…read more

Investing in listed and unlisted property

Public and private investment in property has been a major feature of the Australian investment landscape over the past three decades. It can now be accessed in myriad ways, ranging from equity and debt structures, and via both public and private offerings. The scale of assets now…read more

Calculating cross rate and forwards

With the advent of real-time information and electronic trading, it is all too easy to overlook the importance of maintaining knowledge of foreign exchange fundamentals. Whether you’re onboarding a new team member or just want to reassure yourself that your platform is giving you the…read more

Technical analysis: indicators and oscillators

While there is some division regarding the merits of technical analysis it is likely to be worthwhile to be aware of what other participants are looking at and understand the potential influence that technical analysis may have on their decisions. One of the main benefits for FX traders is that…read more

Making sense of VIX indices

The VIX Index is often referred to as the ‘fear index’ because its value tends to spike when there is a rush of concern about the immediate outlook for equity markets. So how effective is it as an early indicator of a direction change, & does it really offer anything in the way of predictive power…read more

Understanding Warrants

While technically a derivative product, warrants are an alternative method to purchasing securities outright. Join us as we explore the ways in which warrants can be a wise choice for the right investor in the right situation, including their features and benefits…read more

Reform in the OTC Derivatives Markets

While technically a derivative product, warrants are an alternative method to purchasing securities outright. Join us as we explore the ways in which warrants can be a wise choice for the right investor in the right situation, including their features and benefits…read more

The FX Global Code

While technically a derivative product, warrants are an alternative method to purchasing securities outright. Join us as we explore the ways in which warrants can be a wise choice for the right investor in the right situation, including their features and benefits…read more

The short on short selling

In this course we take a high level look at short selling, what short selling is, who does it & why, and the extent of its use in Australia’s financial markets. We consider some of the positive and negatives of short selling for investors as well as for the companies they take short positions…read more

High frequency trading

Mention ‘high frequency trading’ to a share market investor and watch their reaction. More than likely you will receive a very passionate response. This course takes a high level look at HFT, looking at what it is, who is doing it, the size of HFT in the Australian market and ASIC’s focus…read more

Corporate Solutions

We deliver quality technical training to companies and individuals in the Australian financial services sector. We are also an approved provider to industry associations and organisations.

Customise a training plan for your organisation. Call Anne on 02 9233 2000 to start a conversation.