Spot Foreign Exchange

Spot Foreign Exchange
Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) on-demand courses are designed for finance professionals and industry practitioners who want to master the art of corporate finance. The courses move through three levels of mastery for anyone looking to be an expert in financial modeling, valuation, and financial analysis. Participants typically include professionals in entry to mid-level positions in financial planning and analysis (FP&A), corporate development, treasury, investor relations, and capital markets. All participants are automatically issued certificates of completion after successfully finishing each course.

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This introductory course on foreign exchange (FX), focusing on spot foreign exchange, covers the fundamental knowledge you need to know about the FX markets. You will learn about currency conventions, the trade mechanics of FX, how to quote bid/offer rates and calculate cross rates, and various strategies and risks associated with trading FX. At the end of this course, you will be given supplemental exercises and questions to apply what you have learned in the course.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

•    Learn how to identify foreign exchange currency codes and currency pair ordering.
•    Identify and understand the difference between direct and indirect quotes
•    Calculate foreign exchange cross rates
•    Understand the foreign exchange settlement process
•    Understand the various risks associated with the foreign exchange market
•    Employ various market strategies to enhance market returns and reduce market risks.

CPD- 4 Hours
4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM