Career and Trading Opportunities in Derivatives Market

Investor Education & Capacity Building Programmes

05
Apr 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

SIDC LAMS

Speakers : Loona Yap | Royce Teh | Salleh Hassan

MYR FOC *Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

Derivatives Programme for University Students

This initiative is supported by Capital Market Development Fund (CMDF)

You may be familiar with the stock market and Bursa Malaysia but have you heard about derivatives and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives?

You also may have heard about remisier and dealer as investment professionals, but have you heard about futures broker representatives and derivatives trader?

Discover in this live session about derivatives market, its products, who are the players and how you can trade or start your career in this market.

 

Programme Objective

This programme is designed to provide university students with an awareness on derivatives market, its products and trading mechanism, players and career opportunities.

Mode

Live Webinar

Target Audience

University Students

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this programme, the students will be able to:

  • Explain about capital and derivative markets and its functions
  • Differentiate between stock and derivatives market
  • Elaborate about derivatives retail market products, trading mechanisms and basic strategies
  • Discuss the players in the derivatives market
  • Identify career opportunities in derivatives market
10.00 am Overview of the Malaysian Capital Market Landscape

Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD) Active and Trending Products

  • Crude Palm Oil Futures (FCPO)
  • Options on Crude Palm Oil Futures (OCPO)
  • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (FBM KLCI)
  • FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Options (OKLI)
  • Single Stock Futures (SSF)
  • Mini FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index Futures (FM70)

Speaker:
Representative from Bursa Malaysia

10.45 am Who are the Derivatives Market Players?

  • Hedger
  • Speculators
  • Arbitrageurs
  • Market makers

Equity vs. Derivatives Market

  • Transparency of the underlying market
  • Settlement methods
  • Margin call policies
  • Market cycle: What months to trade?

Brokers Risk Management Policies

What Should An Investor Know When Trading in Derivatives Market?

  • Trading process
  • Order types
  • Type of traders

Speaker:
Representative from Malaysian Futures Brokers Association (MFBA)

11.15 am Start Your Career in Derivatives Market 

  • Trade for yourself – Local participants
  • Trade for others – Derivatives representative
    *licensing and regulatory requirements

Speaker:
Representative from the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC)

11.45 am Question & Answer

About the Speakers

Loona Yap

Senior Manager, Marketing and Retail Development Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad

Royce Teh


Malaysian Futures Brokers Association (MFBA)

Salleh Hassan

Director/Head, Professional Standards & Qualifications of Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC)

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*The SIDC reserves the right to amend the programme as deemed appropriate without prior notice

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