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Fixed income overview

Fixed income markets are where issuers raise debt capital by issuing a range of different types of fixed income products, also called bonds. This course explores the main types of bonds and who issues them, and relationships between interest rates, bond prices, yields, and credit ratings to give a comprehensive and practical introduction.

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What You’ll Learn

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Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Describe the key features of the main types of bonds and who issues them
  • Understand the relationship between bond prices and bond yields
  • Assess the credit quality of bonds and differentiate between investment grade and high yield bonds
  • Interpret what changes in yield curves mean for the real economy.

Who Should Take This Course?
This course is perfect for anyone looking to build their knowledge of the capital markets and the fixed income market in particular. This course is designed to equip people with the knowledge they need to work in the fixed income market and is the ideal primer for Fmi’s Fixed income analytics.

Course Content

This course is perfect for anyone looking to build their knowledge of the capital markets and the fixed income market in particular. This course is designed to equip people with the knowledge they need to work in the fixed income market and is the ideal primer for Fmi’s Fixed income analytics.
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  • Develop Sector-Specific Skills
  • Designed By Industry Experts

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