Options trading and its applications - Workshop 2019

This workshop aims to provide you with an overview of trading options. The speaker will cover how options work in the market, what is the key factors that affect the options price and how to spot options investment opportunities with examples provided.

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Overview

Trading options has been seen a surge in popularity in the past few years. With deeper understanding in options, we can see the advantages offered by options and understand how they can add value to your investment portfolio.

This workshop aims to provide you with an overview of trading options. The speaker will cover how options work in the market, what is the key factors that affect the options price and how to spot options investment opportunities step by step, with examples provided.


Key topics covered:

Session 1 (16 Oct)

  • Use of options to enhance investment returns
  • Introduction of options trading mechanism
  • Key elements in options contracts
  • Six factors that affects options premium

Session 2 (23 Oct)

  • Introduction and illustration of option strategies
  • Case study on advanced options strategies
  • Investment framework for options trading


Trainer profile:

Alex Chow has extensive experience in areas related to financial markets and asset management. He works as a senior investment manager in a Hong Kong-based hedge fund company and his expertise is value investing and event-driven investing. Mr Chow also works in several listed companies which focus on real estate projects and hedge fund investments.

Objectives

Session 1

  • Discuss how options work and why use options in investment
  • Explain what is delta, implied volatility and open interest
  • Identify six factors that affects options premium
  • Recognise the effect of dividend on options price

Session 2

  • Explain options strategies
  • Identify differences between options and CBBC/warrants
  • Discuss investment framework for options trading

Audience

This workshop is suitable for finance professionals, accountants, relationship managers and investors.

Details

100031890

3 hours

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