Money Markets - Level 1


This course is an introduction to money market instruments and covers the trading, purchase and selling aspects of these instruments.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how money markets function
  • Illustrate the main features of the basic types of cash money market instruments
  • Calculate repo rates
  • Understand the terminology of instruments
  • Comprehend the arithmetic of money markets
  • Discuss the different products of money markets
  • Overview of Money Markets
  • Instruments used in Money Market
  • Arithmetic for Money Markets
  • Money Market Deposits
  • Certificates of Deposits
  • Repurchase Agreements
  • Treasury Bills
  • Bills of Exchange
  • Commercial paper

New entrants to dealing rooms, junior foreign exchange and money market traders, corporate desk dealers, investment department officers, back office, mid office and other support staff, risk dept, officers, and finance officers working for corporations.

Participants are expected to have a considerable background in fundamental mathematics and completed basic courses on Foreign Exchange.

This course consists of lectures, discussions, in-class exercises and multiple-choice questions. Participants are also expected to complete an additional 5 hours of self-study.

Note: This course is examinable

Duration: 3 Days (5 hours per day) with the exam on the final day

Date:        5-7 Feb, 9-11 Jul

Lecturers: BIBF Faculty

Fees: Member Organisations

  • GCC Nationals: Covered by Levy
  • Other Nationalities: BHD 75

Fees: Non-Member Organisations

  • All Nationalities: BHD 300


A calculator is required for this course.

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