London Stock Exchange Group Academy
Gain an understanding of the most popular and successful technical analysis techniques and incorporate into your investing, analysing, trading, hedging and risk management. A one-day course from the London Stock Exchange.
This one day course is designed to help portfolio managers, analysts, traders, treasury managers and risk managers across assets classes gain an understanding of the most popular and successful techniques and how they can be applied practically to their markets. You’ll leave the course with a sound basis to incorporate technical analysis into investing analysing, trading, hedging and risk management. While using technical analysis can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of market timing can easily lead to disastrous results. This short course explains the strengths, weaknesses and variations of the major technical indicators and techniques. The examples used will be current and relevant using a live terminal.
Technical analysis will be applied to the current markets.
What you will learn
Topics covered include:
- Five steps in analysis a security
- Defining the trend direction
- Defining the strength of the trend
- Is the trend strengthening or weakening?
- Where are the likely millstones in the journey ahead for the security?
- Top Down analysis using Relative Rotation GraphsTM
- Why use Candlestick charts?
- Are Ichimoku Kinko Hoyo charts applicable to me?
- Combining Fibonacci Retracements with other technical analysis
Who should attend
This course is applicable to all who are exposed to or are required to analyse security risk and who must make forecasts. This instruction will help answer the question when (so poorly answered by fundamental research) as well as what security (so well answered by fundamental research). Managers from areas such as portfolio and wealth management, asset allocation, research, trading, privates investors, treasury management in asset classes, indices, sectors, individual securities, foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities. The course is very relevant to Investors, Traders, Portfolio Managers, Asset Allocators, Research Analysts, Treasury ALM, Risk and Treasury.
Equities, Derivatives, Money Market, Foreign Exchange, Derivatives, Commodities
CPD points: This course attracts 6 CPD points.