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Course No 100: An Introduction to the Financial Markets (in Maltese)
Date
11 – 13, 18 - 20 September 2017
Time
17:00 - 19:30
Venue
Malta Stock Exchange, Garrison Chapel, Valletta
Contact Person
Mr. Cliff Pace
Event Overview

Participants will learn the basic investing concepts, the many different variations of traditional investments available and which type of investments are most suitable for their needs. The course will delve into the history of the capital markets, their role in the economy, the different types of markets, and the activities of Exchanges. Participants will also learn about the difference between bonds and equities, what they are, their special characteristics and terminology, how they are priced and the risks of owning such investments. Students will also learn about various investment styles such as value, growth, and fund investing. Students will be taught how to and why they should take a critical look at all investing options based on sound risk/reward assumptions.

Speakers
  • Ms. Eileen Muscat
  • Mr. Cliff Pace

Programme
  • How stock markets work, their role and how they benefit an economy
  • What is a bond, different type of bonds, their characteristics and rights of bond holders
  • How to manage a portfolio and concepts of diversification
  • Understanding market capitalisation
  • What are shares and their different types such as ordinary and preference shares
  • When are stocks expensive
  • What are market indices
  • What to consider before investing
  • Dividend dates such as ex dividend, record and pay dates
  • Funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • Concept of compounding and the time value of money
  • Why companies pay dividends
  • Basic economics and what drives markets
  • Risk and return of bonds versus equity
Other Information

This course is a beginner’s course and requires little to no understanding of financial concepts. The general public, students, investors, industry practitioners, lawyers and accountants are invited to attend.

  • Credits: 2
  • CPE Credits: 0
  • Duration: 6 sessions / 15 hours
  • Cost: €100 (Students and seniors are eligible for a 50% discount)
Registration Information

Course No 100: An Introduction to the Financial Markets (in Maltese)

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Group Discounts: A discount of 10% will be applied if you register 5 or more attendees, from the same company, at the same time, for this event.
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