The objective of the examination is to ensure that candidates have a basic knowledge of the regulations and practices in financial and commodity derivatives, their underlying markets, trading and the principles of investment strategies.

The examination will test candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the following elements:

• Introduction to Derivatives
• Underlying Markets
• Exchange Traded Futures and Options
• Principles of Exchange-Traded Futures and Options
• Principles of OTC Derivatives
• Principles of Clearing
• Delivery and Settlement
• Trading, Hedging and Investment Strategies
• Regulatory Requirements

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A 2 hour examination of 100 multiple choice questions.

Candidates sitting the exam by Computer Based Testing will have, in addition, up to 10% of additional questions as trial questions that will not be separately identified and do not contribute to the result. Candidates will be given proportionately more time to complete the test.

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