Securities Financing

Securities financing has become an integral part of securities markets. Without it, market liquidity and settlement efficiency would be greatly reduced. This course provides participants with a good understanding of securities financing, its characteristics and procedures.

Course Content

  • Market for securities financing
  • Players in securities lending and their roles
  • Uses of securities borrowing in short sales, covering settlement failures and speculation
  • Market procedures for lending and borrowing securities
  • Collateral for securities lending and borrowing
  • Variations on securities lending and borrowing
  • Repurchase agreements ("repos")
  • Variations on repos
  • Sell/buy-back agreements
  • Securities lending and repos in central securities depositories
  • Legal documentation for securities financing

Target Audience

Financial service professionals with more than 2 years experience who want to understand securities financing.

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