Fundamentals of Market Risks and its Application

The aftermath of global credit crisis has resulted to profound changes in the global financial markets. The crisis delivered huge price volatility in market prices of foreign exchange, interest rate, commodity prices, equity prices etc and exposed many fundamental weaknesses in the financial markets system. As a result, governments and central banks around the world have begun playing an unprecedented role in reshaping the financial market landscape to safeguard financial markets stability and improve efficiency.


The structural change in financial markets has a significant impact on corporate operation as corporates are exposed to market risks in their day-to-day business operation. As a result, understanding and managing market risks is important to reduce volatility in overall corporate bottom line profit.

Course Outline

Fundamentals of market risks and its application for corporate workshop provides a practical insight and macro understanding of market risks, which is how the movement in market prices of foreign exchange, interest rate, commodity prices etc affects corporate operations and ultimately, its bottom line profit. This one-day workshop is structured around practical examples and case studies which illustrate how market risks can be identified and managed efficiently using different financial instruments.

Who Should Attend

This course is a foundation level risk management course and is beneficial for all levels of corporate professionals who have keen interest in risk management. In particular the course should be especially useful for those in corporate finance, treasury and risk management.

Course Duration

1 day, 10am to 5.30pm / 7.5 hours

Learning Materials

Hand-outs and recommended text

Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance will be issued to participants who have attended and completed the programme.

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