CFA Level 1 (2020) Derivatives Market and Pricing

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There are two reading assigned for the Derivative in CFA Level 1 2020 curriculum.

  1. Derivative Market and Instruments.
  2. Basics of Derivatives Pricing and Valuation.

I will go all the concept from scratch as derivative is complex topic. I will assume you don’t have any derivative experience in past.

This course will help you to be successful in the CFA level 1 derivative reading.

What you’ll learn

  • Students able to define forward contracts, future contracts, options (calls and put), swaps, and credit derivatives.
  • Define a derivatives and distinguish between exchange traded and over the counter derivatives
  • Distinguish between value and price of forward and futures contracts
  • Explain Put call parity for European option
  • Explain the value of European option is determined at expiration

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • Basic Math knowledge

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is about to enroll in CFA Level 1
  • CFA Level 1 Candidates