Two-Day Introductory Course

This course features two separately bookable modules:
Day One - Introduction to the LME
Day Two - Hedging with Futures & Options


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Benefits for you

This course will provide you with an understanding of the key services provided by the LME and demonstrate how these services can improve your organisation’s approach to price risk management. Both theoretical and practical skills developed at this course can be applied easily in the workplace.

Our introductory training courses in Singapore are FTS Eligible - Financial Training Scheme for Singaporean citizens and PRs only.


Benefits for your organisation

Organisations will benefit from employees who have a clear understanding of how the LME operates and how its core services of pricing, hedging and delivery can benefit the company.


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Day One

  • History, organisation and services of the LME
  • Market terminology of the LME
  • Carries
  • Warehousing and fundamentals of delivery
  • Trading at the LME
  • Clearing
  • Role of the broker

Day Two

  • Basic concepts, uses and benefits of hedging with futures
  • Basic hedging examples
  • Contango and backwardation
  • Setting up a hedging team
  • Hedging with Monthly Average Futures
  • LME options
  • Options terminology
  • Risk implications and motives
  • Hedging with options
  • Options pricing models
  • TAPOs
  • Selling an option


Contact us

For further information please email our Education team.