This course provided by CIFA Education Management is an in-depth introduction to asset classes in the financial sector; macroeconomic environment in the UK; including national income; fiscal and monetary policies; risk and return of investments with the calculation of the time value of money; taxation of investors and investments; investment products e.g. derivatives (futures; options and warrants); hedge funds and retirement planning. Three financial markets deserve particular attention: the bond market (where interest rates are determined); the stock market (which has an effect on peoples wealth and on firms investment decisions); and the foreign exchange market (because fluctuations have consequences for the economy).
CIFA, the Certified Institute for Further Accreditation, is a leading education management company for distance learning; our education and development programmes are available to students worldwide. The CIFA is committed to helping our students develop the knowledge and skills that will develop their professional understanding and enhance their career prospects. The CIFA offers innovative distance learning certification programmes to suit all students and education levels. We specialise in professional development certifications that provide expert knowledge in specialised fields of employment. Utilising the working knowledge of professionals, across various sectors, enables the CIFA to produce e-learning certification programmes to a standard that is second to none.