Opportunities in Derivatives Market Explained: How to Trade Equity Index Futures (FKLI & FM70)

Investor Education & Capacity Building Programmes

26
Aug 2021

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

SIDC LAMS

MYR FOC *Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

Derivative Programmes for Investors

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

Trading FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Futures (FKLI) & Mini FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index Futures (FM70) allows you as an investor to take on riskier investments with higher promised returns. However, inexperienced or reckless investors may get into trouble by taking on risks that are poorly quantified. How much do you know about equity index trading and the risks associated with its trading?

Discover all about FKLI and FM70 contracts, trading mechanisms and trading strategies. Know your rights as an investor and the responsibilities of your broker. Uncover investors’ psychology in trading FKLI and FM70. All these and many more will be covered in this webinar to prepare you to become an informed FKLI and FM70 investor and trader.

   

 

Programme Objective

This programme is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be a smart trader in derivatives market focusing on equity index futures contracts (FKLI & FM70)

Mode

Live Webinar

Target Audience

General audience

  • An individual with little to no understanding of How to trade Equity Index Futures (FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Futures & Mini FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index Futures)

Niche audience

  • An individual who has invested and trades in Equity Index Futures (FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Futures & Mini FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index Futures)
  • A seasoned investor who trades frequently but has never traded in Equity Index Futures (FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI Futures & Mini FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index Futures)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic concepts of equity index trading, differentiate between trading an index futures contracts and underlying stock; understand the factors that influence the performance of Equity Index Futures; rationale of Index Futures in your investment portfolio in comparison to stocks and other investment products
  • Explain the key features of FKLI/FM70 such as their expiration cycles, contact size, margins, leverage and the risks associated with trading index futures
  • Describe the FKLI/FM70 basic trading strategies, contract or position rollover, and settlement of the contract
  • Discuss the trader psychology when trading Index Futures
  • Discuss the rights and responsibilities of the investor/trader

 

 

 

8.30 pm – 9.30 pm

All You Need to Know About Equity Index Futures

  • Why trade FKLI & FM70 Index Futures Contracts? Features & Benefits
  • Trading FKLI/FM70 versus Underlying Stocks – Comparisons
  • Understanding FKLI/FM70 Contract specifications

Equity Index Futures trading strategies

  • Choosing the right trading strategy for Index Futures
  • Understanding Leverage & Risk in Index Futures Contracts
  • Managing risk and return of Index Futures trading
  • Implementing risk & money management in your trading

Trading Psychology in Index Futures Trading – Gaining the Mental Edge

  • Avoiding pitfalls & mental mistakes in trading
  • How market news and sentiments impact trader decisions?
  • Develop your skills of consistency and discipline
  • Habits of successful investor/trader

Do You Know Your Rights and Responsibilities?

  • Your rights as an investor/trader
  • Brokers responsibilities

Q&A Session

About the Speaker

TBC


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

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