Derivatives are financial products whose value is derived from the value of an underlying asset or benchmark. These assets or benchmarks can be anything from equities and bonds, to currencies and interest rates. In this first pathway we shall introduce derivatives before delving further into the specifics in the second pathway.
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11 video modules • 2 hours 39 minutes
In this video Abdulla outlines the concept of Put-Call Parity and how to formulate it into an expression and get all six combinations (long and short positions). He describes the arbitrage-free relationship between call and put premiums for European options. Perhaps most importantly, Abdulla explains how to take advantage of risk-free profit that arises from arbitrage opportunities
Abdulla Javeri • 06:01
In an option transaction, one party will have the right to execute a spot transaction some time in the future at an agreed rate. Kees provides an introduction to this specific contract by explaining what options are, before expanding into elements such as assessing the payoff and fair value.
Kees van den Aarssen • 21:10
A derivative is a financial product, whose price is derived from the price of another product. In this video Gontran briefs us about the history of derivatives and exchanges. He further explains the types of derivatives along with the usages and also highlights it's advantages and disadvantages.
Gontran de Quillacq • 18:48
The very first video on this series was a general introduction to derivatives – their history, their main categories, as well as the main benefits and drawdowns of using such instruments. In the second video on this series, Gontran takes us through the first ‘linear’ (non-optional) derivatives like "Futures" and "Forwards".
Gontran de Quillacq • 13:22
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