The workshop will introduce the learner to the South African Money Market. The instruments, borrowers, and investors in this market will be identified and explained. All the calculations and risks associated with investing in this market will be described.
Definition and development of derivatives
An overview of the derivative markets in South Africa
Why use futures? – Understanding the risks and rewards of using futures
Forward contracts vs futures
Exchange traded futures – the South African Futures Exchange
Equity Index futures and Individual equity futures