What is Volatility?

What is Volatility?

Abdulla Javeri

30 years: Financial markets trader

In this video, Abdulla provides an overview of volatility - a term that is associated with the magnitude of movements in price of an asset over time.

In this video, Abdulla provides an overview of volatility - a term that is associated with the magnitude of movements in price of an asset over time.

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What is Volatility?

5 mins 42 secs

Overview

Volatility is an instrumental figure in financial markets. Its statistical definition and the four kinds of volatility are defined.

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand volatility

  • Define the four types of volatility

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Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla’s career in the financial markets started in 1990 when he entered the trading floor of the London International Financial Futures Exchange, LIFFE, and qualified as a pit trader in equity and equity index options. In 1996, Abdulla became a trainer for regulatory qualifications and then for non-exam courses, primarily covering all major financial products.

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