Learn about the foreign exchange market players and products, how to quote spot FX rates, the difference between the 'big figure' and pips, how to calculate spot foreign exchange trade profits and losses, how to calculate spot cross rates, the mechanics of forward foreign exchange outrights including forward points and calculations, hedging using forward outrights, the structure of foreign exchange swaps and their uses, the rationale behind non-deliverable forwards and how to calculate NDF P&L.

2 hours of video content.
Estimated 4 hours to complete.


  • Explain spot bid-offer quotes
  • Calculate spot cross rates
  • Calculate spot currency amounts
  • Calculate spot trade P&L  
  • Interpret and calculate forward points
  • Explain hedging with forward outrights
  • Explain the structure of foreign exchange swaps and show examples of how FX swaps are used
  • Explain NDFs and how to calculate NDF P&L


Complete topics step by step or jump to any of the below at any time.

  • Introduction to FX markets
  • FX spot
  • Cross-rates
  • FX forwards
  • Forward pricing
  • Hedging
  • Carry trades
  • FX swaps
  • NDFs


This course is open to all. To maximize the benefit of this course we recommend an understanding of financial statements and Microsoft Excel.


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