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This course looks at the FX markets, and how to manage currency risk, from a professional, practical perspective. New market initiatives such as e-FX and CLS will be introduced, and all terminology and jargon will be fully explained.

Key areas covered

  • an overview of the FX market, current data and trends 
  • why do FX rates move? – the key drivers 
  • economics and mechanics of the FX market 
  • spot and forward pricing 
  • currency options 
  • the currency risk management process 
  • practical aspects of a hedging policy 
  • strategic and dynamic hedging structures
  • market initiatives. E-fx, STP, RTGS, CLS.

Learning outcomes

  • a practical introduction to the foreign exchange markets, the products and the risks
  • a clear understanding of the impact that currency movements can have on a company
  • how to evaluate, monitor and control currency risks, and formulate an appropriate hedging policy.

Who should attend

Those who require a good, practical understanding of foreign exchange, and the associated risks. This would include treasury management and staff , banking personnel, and people who work in the Financial Services sector. 

Speaker details

Derek Taylor ACIB ACI MSTA 

CEO, Taylor Associates (International) Ltd


Cost per delegate 480 GBP


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ACCA Headquarters
29 Lincoln's Inn Fields


Date: 03 November 2014
Start Time: 09:30 GMT
Duration: 1 day
CPD Units: 8