Gain an insight into financial trading with an emphasis on equity trading. Throughout this 5-day course, you will develop your knowledge of financial markets, how macroeconomics impact markets as well as how to manage risk and emotions whilst trading. To put your knowledge into practice, you will have ample opportunities to trade in the LAT trading suite.

This programme will open with an introduction to financial markets and trading of equity to build up student’s knowledge and confidence. You will then learn about how macroeconomic data impacts markets. This includes interest rates, inflation, and economic cycles. Towards the end of the course, you will get to put your knowledge into practice by trading on the LAT trading floor.

You will also have the opportunity to learn about trading psychology and how to avoid emotional pitfalls when trading.


Entry requirements

Understand the structure of financial markets including how companies are valued as well as how investors trade in real time
How to manage risk and control emotions whilst trading
Understand how to interpret financial data as well as how macroeconomics can impact the financial markets
Appreciate the fundamental and technical analysis of stocks and other assets

The course will run over 5-days covering the following:

Introduction to Equities and Financial Markets

This part of the course will introduce you to equity markets and stock indices as well as equity market valuation, stock index construction and trading. You will also learn about the roles of retail banks, investment banks, central banks and brokers.

Financial Market Economics

During this part of the course you will focus on how macroeconomic data such as interest rates and inflation can have an impact on financial markets. You will also consider the influence of the Central Bank and government policies.

Fundamental and Technical Analysis

You will learn how to analyse financial markets from a fundamental perspective whilst also performing technical analysis.

Trading Psychology and Risk Management

This part of the course will help you to develop your understanding of human biases and how you can avoid emotional pitfalls when trading. You will also learn how to manage risk.

Mentored Trading on the LAT Trading Floor

You will have the opportunity to apply what you have learned by trading on the LAT trading floor.

Testimonials

Akif Din

It has been the best investment I have made. The course content and how it was taught was brilliant-some of the best teaching…

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Trader, Acenya Traders

Sergi Martinez

Because it is the only official academy that offer an official certification once you...

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Gregi Rossignolo

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