Trading Global Financial Markets
Essex Business School
Postgraduate: Level 7
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
08 November 2019
Requisites for this module
MSC N3G312 Finance and Data Analytics,
MSC N35112 Finance and Global Trading
The objective of this module is to provide theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, risk and money management and trader analytics. The program offers a mix of classroom-based instruction, case study and practical trading exercises where students will trade on real-time simulated global markets through the use of industry strength informational and proprietary trading software on the EBS Trading Floor.
Using Bloomberg, X-Trader and other market trading and informational applications students will be able to experience the excitement of trading and applying theoretical knowledge to realtime prices and market scenarios.
As a window on the real trading world BE364 brings students into line with how practitioners are using financial markets and enables them to develop a firm understanding of the different roles in the financial sector.
To provide theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, risk and money management and trader analytics.
Students should have knowledge of the different financial asset classes that are traded and their interrelationships
Students should have knowledge of various economic statistics that government Monetary Policy announce that directly influence markets
Students should have knowledge of different trading strategies and how to apply them
Students should understand trading risk, money management and different order types
Students should have knowledge of technical analysis techniques.
No additional information available.
Ten two-hour lectures and five two-hour practical Trading Floor sessions. The teaching method is theoretical in the classroom but practical in the Trading Floor with realtime prices and trading strategies available for the students to use and to learn.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||4,000 word essay
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Athanasios Triantafyllou
Dr Nikolaos Papanikolaou
Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance
Available via Moodle
Of 32 hours, 22 (68.8%) hours available to students:
10 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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