Financial Markets and Derivatives

Financial Markets and Derivatives Training

Finance: Introduction to Bonds (One-Day)

Course Overview


This course is designed for finance professionals in asset management, hedge funds, corporates, or banking who need an understanding of government bonds.


This is a one-day (6 hours of training) course. The timing is 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Alternate timings can be arranged upon request. The course can be held on a date that suits you.


Our Finance: Introduction to Bonds course can be run at our training venue near Liverpool Street (London) or any preferred location in the UK or Europe. The training can also be delivered Online Remotely using online training platforms.

Introduction to Bonds Course Outline

Government bond pricing – USTs, Bunds, Gilts – dirty and clean prices, accrued interest

Yield versus price, yield curve interpretation / understanding yield curve moves

Calculating modified duration and bond risk

Bond PV01, DV01 calculations, meaning and interpretation 

Convexity – what is it, how can it be calculated, why it matters 

Bond trading positions, creating long /short, steepeners / flatteners

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One to One

(which includes a tailor-made training programme for the individual where they can mix and match the topics from various levels to get the most cost-effective training

Group for up to 8 learners
The Course outlines on our website are standard, however, we would be happy to tailor them to your specific requirements. Please call us on 020 3696 2796 or send us a message to discuss further.

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