Energy Trading & Risk Management

This 2-day seminar is clearly structured to cover the instruments and market characteristics in depth, addressing the specifics of modeling energy products and risk management application of these instruments. Risks are defined in the context of energy markets including main approaches to estimating and calculating value-at-risk. The practical case studies will ensure you discuss areas of concern that might arise from your day-to-day work and enable you to put into practice any theory discussed.

Course Information

Price £1,600 + VAT
Duration 2 days
Location Singapore
Available Dates
Nov 21 2019  Register Now
Mar 11 2020  Register Now
Jun 17 2020  Register Now
Nov 19 2020  Register Now

Who Should Attend

From Financial Service providers, Investment Banks, Brokerage Firms, Energy Companies, Energy Hedge Funds, Exchanges, Regulators, Consultancies and Solution Providers:

  • Commodities & Energy Trading
  • Derivatives Trading
  • Derivative Sales & Marketing
  • Derivatives Pricing
  • Derivatives Structuring
  • Risk Management & Analysis
  • Energy Analysis, Research & Development
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Control
  • Compliance and Internal Audit

Booking Information

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7065 7706

Course Content

DAY 1

THE PHYSICAL INDUSTRIES

  • Where energy sources come from
  • The process to deliver energy to the end-user

THE ENERGY MARKETS

  • Characteristics of different markets
  • Evolution of markets
  • How markets behave
  • ARBITRAGE EXERCISE

WHAT DRIVES MARKETS

  • Fundamental, Geopolitical & Technical factors
  • Current market prospects
  • Current key issues
  • Market supply and demand forecasts

OTHER RELATED MARKETS

  • Weather
  • Freight
  • Emissions
  • EMISSIONS EXERCISE

DAY 2

TRADING INSTRUMENTS

  • Futures, Swaps, Options
  • Exchange v OTC
  • OPTIONS EXERCISE
  • How different instruments are used

MARKET PARTICIPANTS

  • Who are the players?
  • What are their roles?
  • What do they do?
  • Trading and Hedging strategies

RISK IN THE ENERGY MARKETS

  • The Risk Matrix
  • Measuring risk
  • RISK MANAGEMENT EXERCISE

MANAGING RISK

  • Best practice risk management framework