Bond Markets

This one day Understanding Bond Markets course covers principal bond markets, bond mathematics, market dynamics and introduction to risk analysis. Course delivery includes practical hands-on exercises, recent case studies and a guide to sourcing and assimilating key market data.


  • Financial analysts
  • Risk managers
  • Pension fund managers
  • Corporate treasurers
  • Bond dealers and traders
  • Investors
  • New financial markets employees
  • Settlements and middle office staff
  • Other roles working in and around the global bond markets.

One day

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course delegates should have a broad understanding of the following subject areas.

  • Understanding of the major Government, Sovereign and Corporate Bond markets
  • Importance of the key bond data, including yield, price, coupon and duration
  • Bond pricing: how bond prices are derived from other bond data
  • The key players in the bond markets and how they influence supply and demand
  • Benchmark bonds and their role in bond markets
  • Introduction to bond risk analysis and the role of the duration metric


This course has no prerequisites. Although bond market analysis covers a wide range of financial mathematical and economic concepts, these will be introduced with no prior knowledge needed.

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