2-​day C​omprehensive O​ptions
P​rogramme, New Delhi 
Jointly presented by EduEdgePro and MCX

The programme covers

  • OPTIONS TRADING, PRICING, STRATEGIES
  • PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL ANALYSIS WITH OPTIONS TRADING STRATEGIES
  • INTRODUCTION TO ALGORITHMIC TRADING By USING OPTIONS

Venue, date and fee to be notified


With Sebi giving the go-ahead for options, commodity derivatives exchanges will soon be bustling with options trade. Grab this opportunity to gain the edge when options arrive.

This professional training programme is designed to equip the participants with the knowledge of commodity options, including market structure, option fundamentals, pricing, option trading strategies, option sensitivities and option hedging. There would be in-depth coverage of professional technical analysis tools and strategies to be used for systematic trading by using options trading strategies, thus identifying high probability successful setups that have high reward-to-risk ratios and high hit ratios. We would also look at a fundamental algorithmic trading setup to employ option trading strategies.

This certification programme is jointly conducted by EduEdgePro, one of the leading providers of capital markets training, and Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX), the largest commodity exchange in India. 

Prof. Harjeet Singh, managing director of EduEdgePro, will anchor and conduct the two-day programme.

Day 1 will cover options fundamentals, options pricing and sensitivities, and long options strategies and risk profiles.

Day 2 will cover short options strategies and risk profiles, technical analysis with options strategies, and introduction to algorithmic trading.


For details, ​write to:
certification@mcxindia.com



 

4-day workshop in advanced options

The launch of options in commodity derivatives is imminent. Sebi has given the go-ahead. And in a few days commodity derivatives exchanges will be abuzz with options trade.

MCX, the largest commodity exchange in India, offers a 4-day workshop in advanced options. It will take you through the whole gamut of options, including options strategies.

Mr Govind Jawhar of FinIdeas Management Solutions, an expert on the subject, anchors and facilitates the workshop.

Venue, date and fee to be notified.

DAY I

SESSION 1 (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

In this session you will learn about call and put derivatives options

Session 2 (01:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.)

You will learn about options pricing and will be introduced to Greeks

Session 3 (03:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

You will be taken through various Greek strategies, volatility  S​mile & ​Skew

 

DAY II

Session 1 (9 a.m.  to 12 noon)

You will learn about the relations between Greeks and various options strategies.

Session 2 (1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

You will get a fairly good grounding on bullish and bearish strategies, and will know straddles and strangles

Session 3 (2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

You will get sound understanding of ratio spreads and jobbing opportunities

 

Day III

Session 1 (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Get to learn more about strategies—butterfly, condor, and calendar spread

Session 2 (1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Understand put-call parity, relation between volatility and Greeks, and learn about volatility sigma range.ETC

Session 3 (03:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

You will be able to conduct strategy testing in a simulated environment and know about fund management.


Day IV

 Session 1 (9 a.m. to 12 noon)

You will be able to evaluate trading cost management, discuss how to hedge risk, and explain hedging and  open interest theory.

Session 2 (1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

You will learn about past data testing, on how to avoid the risk of unlimited losses, and about trade setup preparations.

Session 3 (2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

You will practice various FinIdeas software and clear doubts and queries at the discussion forum.


For details, please wirte to:
certification@mcxindia.com

 




Management development programmes

Risk management in commodity markets
Risk management in currency markets 

​Venue, date and fee to be notified


Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX)  and National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) offer two MDP programmes on commodity and currency risk management.

The commodity programme takes a detailed look at commodity derivative markets, exchange risk management, and gives a regulatory perspective on Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements (LODR).

The currency programme gives a broad perspective on the currency market, risk management, hedging strategies, and identification and measurement of exposures.

Those who could benefit from the MDP programme are treasury employees of banks and corporations; risk management specialists; research analysts in commodities and currencies; front-office, mid-office, and back-office personnel; research students; strategists; and brokers



Topics covered

​Commodity programme

                  Topic                                         Details 

Understanding Commodity Markets

international commodity markets, relevance of fundamental analysis (either base metal or crude oil)

Exchange Risk Management

Clearing & settlement, contract specifications, margining, position limits, understanding VaR measures

Risk Management Policy

Objectives of risk management policy, setting guidelines and risk committees, internal controls

LODR—A Regulatory Perspective

IFRS in commodity derivative accounting/ compliance requirements for hedgers


​Topics covered

Currency programme

    Topic                                                   Details

Understanding Currency Markets

international currency markets, OTC and exchange-traded derivatives, exchange operations

Risk Management Policy

Objectives of risk management policy

Hedging Strategies—Commodities

Choice of contracts, cross hedging, arbitrage and spread strategies

Identification and Measurement of Exposures

Setting up a corporate treasury desk and treasury functions (roles and responsibilities)

 

For queries, write to:

certification@mcxindia.com
 

 

Algo trading and strategies

 MCX and EduEdgePro jointly announce the launch of a 2-day classroom programme in Algorithmic Trading and Strategies.

 Venue, date and fee to be notified

Through the algorithmic trading programme you will learn and develop real algorithms that can be deployed in commodity markets. The programme will take you through the entire algorithmic trading life-cycle, including strategy conceptualization, strategy development, back-testing, and optimization.

 PROGRAMME DETAILS

Delivery: Classroom Training Programme
Award: Participation Certification by MCX and EduEdgePro
Duration: 2 days; 8 hours each
Venue, date and fee to be notified


WHO SHOULD ATTEND


• Commodity Markets Participants
• Treasury Participants
• Fund Houses, Brokers, Investment Banks
• Algorithmic Traders
• Proprietary Traders
• Market Makers, Arbitrageurs
• Quantitative Fund Managers
• Buy-side Strategists


PROGRAMME COVERAGE

In the two days, the programme would cover:

Day 1

- Introduction to Algorithmic Trading
- Strategies and Conceptualization
- Trading Approaches and Management
- Building Strategies

Day 2

- Advanced Considerations in Strategy Building - Assessing Strategy Performance
- Refining the Strategy
- Infrastructure and Deployment


PROGRAMME CHAIR

The programme ​will be chaired and conducted by:

HARJEET SINGH     CFA, FRM, CMT, CAIA
MS - Stanford University
- Consultant, Department of Economic Affairs-NIFM Research Programme, Govt of India
- Managing Director, EduEdgePro Pvt Ltd
- Rich experience in Global Markets across Investment Banking, Treasury and Consulting
- Visiting Faculty across leading B-schools
- Trained 1000+ Banking professionals and Market participants in Capital Markets


For queries, contact:
certification@mcxindia.com




Comprehensive Commodity Options Programme

MCX and EduedgePro offer a two-day comprehensive programme on commodity options. The programme takes a detailed look at options fundamentals, pricing and sensitivities, option strategies using technical analysis, and algorithmic trading. Those who could benefit from the programme are options traders, analysts, consultants, market practitioners and commodity futures traders who would have an additional trading instrument at their disposal.

​Venue, date and fee to be notified

DAY I

OPTION FUNDAMENTALS

In this module, we cover basic concepts on commodity options buying and selling, option market conventions, settlement mechanism for options, and concept of moneyness.

We further explore on how to analyze options chain and describe the various factors that affect option values. We also discuss on how to hedge by using options.


OPTION PRICING AND SENSITIVITIES

This module provides an introduction to commodity option risks. It further describes various factors that affect option premiums and risk sensitivities of these premiums.

We also explore the various pricing mechanisms and models for commodity options.


LONG OPTION STRATEGIES AND RISK PROFILES

There are various option strategies which can be used in various market conditions. In this module, we specifically explore various option strategies for executing a bullish view on the underlying commodity.

We discuss frameworks for arriving at payoff and PnL, breakeven points, reward-risk ratios for various bullish option strategies.


DAY II

SHORT OPTION STRATEGIES AND RISK PROFILES

Like long option strategies, short options strategies can be used effectively in appropriate market conditions. So, in this section, we explain various short option strategies.

We also look at frameworks for arriving at payoff and PnL, break-even points, reward-risk ratios for various bearish option strategies.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS WITH OPTIONS STRATEGIES

In this section we explain important concepts on Technical Analysis. We also look at various strategies through Technical Analysis that could be employed in different market regimes.

Further, we use our analysis of Option strategies with Technical Analysis to discuss employable strategies in any market regime.

INTRODUCTION TO ALGORITHMIC TRADING

Algorithmic Trading has emerged as a cutting-edge tool among institutions to place automated trades.

In this section we introduce the basic dynamics of Algorithmic Trading, Life cycle ofAlgorithmic Trading and the scope of using option strategies through algorithms.

For more details, contact
certification@mcxindia.com

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