Asia’s Leading Algorithmic Trading Education Institute Introduces a New Financial Education Offering on Bank Treasury Risk Management in Asia Pacific

A globally leading financial markets educational institute, QuantInsti has partnered with BTRM (UK) and UNICOM Learning to offer another financial markets certification programme – The Certificate on Bank Treasury Risk Management (BTRM).

After the 2007-2008 global financial markets meltdown, Basel III was implemented with an emphasis on adherence to conservative principles of capital and liquidity management – the traditional role of the Treasury function in a bank. Keeping these changing landscapes and newly demanded requirement by professionals in mind, Prof Moorad Choudhry has introduced the Certificate of Bank Treasury Risk Management (BTRM). The BTRM is a six month part time course designed to empower individuals working in, or intending to work in, every aspect of bank risk management and asset liability management.

The BTRM is unique in being the only professional qualification for bank Treasury, Finance and Risk professionals that covers every aspect of bank ALM and liquidity risk management. ALM is the core discipline in banking and every bank should have mastered it irrespective of its business model or product suite. Liquidity risk, interest-rate risk, credit risk, currency risk, capital planning and cash management are all encapsulated in ALM for all bankers. (more…)

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QuantInsti Authors the First Certification Program on Algorithmic Trading, Launched by NSE – India’s Largest Exchange

QuantInsti, a leading name in financial markets education in Asia, has developed the content of a certification program on Algorithmic Trading offered by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India.

NSE is the largest exchange of India and ranks as the 12th largest exchange in the world based on its market capitalization of more than USD 1.65 trillion as of January 2015. It offers trading in equities, derivatives, debt, equity derivatives, currency derivatives and interest rate future. In early 2000s, NSE was the first exchange in India to provide electronic trading facility and one decade later became the first exchange to provide algorithmic trading facility to the second most populated country in the world.

Ever since Securities and Exchange Board of India allowed Direct Market Access (DMA) in 2008, algorithmic trading has seen a steep rise in the country. The Financial Stability Report by Reserve Bank of India says the volumes in algo trading and high frequency trading (HFT) have increased substantially over the past few years in the cash segment from 17% on NSE and 11% on Bombay Stock Exchange in 2011, respectively, to around 40% of total trades in both the exchanges by March 2015. (more…)

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Asia’s largest algorithmic trading education institute partners with the largest global event on quantitative news analytics based trading

QuantInsti, a pioneer institute in algorithmic trading training has partnered with one of UK’s largest training institutes, UNICOM, to become a professional society partner for the conference “Behavioural Models & Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance”, to be conducted in London, in July 2015.

The conference on “Behavioral Models and Sentiment Analysis for Finance” is the 5th conference on this topic organized by UNICOM Seminars Ltd. and will be conducted in London on the 15th & 16th of July. This conference is inarguably the largest event globally on this topic. In addition to the main conference, there are two pre-conference workshops and one post-conference workshop on related topics in the same week (13th &14th July, 17th of July respectively). This is in addition to 6 pre-conference webinars on this topic conducted since December 2014. (more…)

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