JSE will be hosting a workshop on the Fundaments of Derivatives & Commodities with Charlie Rubin.

Posted: July 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

Derivatives are defined in finance as, a security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset. The most common underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, interest rates and market indexes. Most derivatives are characterized by high leverage. 




This workshop will focus on the uses and benefits, trading and settling systems of derivatives, targeting capital market traders, securities dealer and all persons in the financial sector.



This workshop will be facilitated by Mr. Charles Ruben (Charlie). Charlie’s business experience spans more than 35 years in the securities industry that included responsibilities as a senior executive with broker/dealers, the New York Stock and Futures Exchanges, and a prominent FCM (Futures Commission Merchant




Throughout his career, he has conducted many workshops, seminars and training sessions in a variety of management, capital markets, finance, business, cross border, derivatives, and accounting subjects in the US and overseas.

This workshop will be taught using formal lecture sessions combined with case studies and group exercises to reinforce the concepts covered in each teaching session.

For registration kindly contact Mr. Michael Johnson or Miss Davia Eastman in the JSE Marketing Department (Tel: 967-3271 or E-mail michaelj@jamstockex.com or daviae@jamstockex.com).

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