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All other clients, please refer to form VAT 65A.

 

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Introduction to the London Metal Exchange and Hedging: Two Days (Singapore only)

This course demonstrates how the LME's services can improve your approach to Price Risk Management
  • The Introduction to the London Metal Exchange and Hedging: Two Days (Singapore only) will provide you with an understanding of the key services provided by the LME and demonstrate how these services can improve your organisation’s approach to price risk management. Both theoretical and practical skills developed at this course can be applied easily in the workplace.

    It provides an overview of operations, structure, products, trading terminology and procedures. The course will also enhance your knowledge of the basics of hedging with futures and options, covering the market terminology, pricing, trading strategies and margining of LME contracts. Topics include how to lock-in future selling and purchasing prices, causes and management of price volatility as well as different hedging strategies.

    This course is made up of two separately bookable modules:


    You are also now able to book a third day as an add on: Introduction to LME Warehousing and Physical Trading: One Day

    You may be interested in attending a third day of training to complement what you learn in the 2-Day Introductory Course and take your knowledge of the LME even further. Introduction to Physical Trading and LME Warehousing focuses on physical trading processes and LME warehousing operations. You can book this course separately or in conjunction with the LME 2-day Introductory Course.  If you would like to book this course in conjunction with the other courses, please contact learning@euromoney.com

    Is this course for you?

    This course is suitable for you if you have little or no knowledge of the London Metal Exchange’s operations and want to learn how these services can add value to your business.
    Who should attend

    Day 1: Introduction to the LME


    This course is suitable for you if you have little or no knowledge of the London Metal Exchange’s operations and want to learn how these services can add value to your business.

    Day 2: Hedging with Futures & Options


    This course is suitable for you if you want to know more about metals futures and options contracts and the management of price risk on the LME. It is advised that you take ‘Introduction to the LME’ before attending this course to fully benefit from this session.

     

     

    Note - A good level of spoken and written English is required to attend this course. Delegates should be of an intermediate standard in English at a minimum. Please refer to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - as a guide the level required is B2.  

  • Day 1


    Introduction to the LME

     

    • History, organisation and primary services of the LME
    • Pricing methodology
    • Introduction to hedging
    • Prompt date structure and other LME terminology
    • LME contracts
    • Warehousing and fundamentals of delivery
    • Trading at the LME
    • Understanding the role of an LME broker/dealer
    • Clearing and LME Clear
    • Regulation of the LME

     

    Day 2


    Hedging with Futures and Options

    • Basic concepts, uses and benefits of hedging with futures
    • Basic hedging examples
    • Contango and backwardation
    • Setting up a hedging team
    • Hedging with Monthly Average Futures
    • Basic concepts, uses and benefits of hedging with options
    • Options terminology
    • Risk implications and motives
    • Options pricing models
    • TAPOs
    • Selling an option

  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 96% on service and 95% on product
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme

Instructor

  • Robert Fig

    Biography

    Robert is among the world’s most highly recognized commodity risk management educators and a long-time consultant to global industry. His unique insight and wisdom have been developed through 38 years of accumulated experience with base and ferrous metals, energy, soft commodities, shipping and carbon and is supported by a postgraduate level education in economics and development studies. Deep-seated risk management know-how was acquired from his work in banking, trading and commodity research. Many important years were spent employed by highly respected companies such as Bank of Nova Scotia, Mittal Steel (later ArcelorMittal) as well with as the London Metal Exchange. Various global, regional and academic institutions have also consulted Robert for his well-known expertise in the field. He has recently teamed up with The Metals Risk Team of David Waite, Michael Lockwood and Fred Demler three highly experienced members of the metal community.A leader in best practice education for commodity risk management, he has been relied upon by the LME to provide their global bespoke training for senior decision makers at major mining, industrial and global institutions who rely upon the exchange. His simple, inclusive and engaging teaching methods have and continue to garner high praise from those he trains.