Euromoney Learning Solutions

Hedging With LME Futures: one day

Available dates

Dec 11, 2019
New York, New York, United States
USD 1200
USD 1200 per day

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About the course

Learn more about metals, futures & options with LME today!

This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics of price risk management through hedging using LME futures contracts.

Is this course for you?

This course is suitable for you if you want to know more about metals futures 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.

What will you learn

  • Learn how effective price risk management can be achieved with LME services
  • Understand the benefits of hedging with futures across all sectors of industry
  • Work through interactive workshops on hedging futures
  • Differentiate between types of hedge and choosing the right hedging instrument

Benefits for your organisation

This course will help your organisation by highlighting the key benefits of hedging futures in terms of minimising the impact of price volatility. The interactive format of the course gives employees the knowledge of how to apply hedging theory within the context of their organisation.

Agenda

Course Highlights

  • Overview of the LME market
  • Basic concepts, uses and benefits of hedging with futures
  • Introduction to risk and price volatility
  • Long, short, transactional, and strategic hedges
  • Costs of hedging
  • Carries
  • Using the right hedging instrument
  • Hedging with Monthly Average Futures
  • Hedging workshops

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how effective price risk management can be achieved with LME services
  • Understand the benefits of hedging with futures across all sectors of industry
  • Work through interactive workshops on hedging futures
  • Gain an understanding of the role that clearing and LME Clear play in establishing trades

Who should attend

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

Trust the experts

Robert Fig

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 c...

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