LME Education Workshop – Options
Venue: Exchange Auditorium, Exchange Exhibition Hall, HKEX (Central)
27 June 2013 (Thursday)

10:00-10:15 Registration
10:15-13:00 Options

This course was taught by Andrew MCCLELLAND, Andrew has been a specialist options and derivatives trader in commodity markets for over 25 years. His broad experience includes market making in oil options on the IPE floor and a number of senior roles as a base and precious metals options trader with investment banks.

Training started with a simple look at market risk and builds, step-by-step, into a detailed discussion of the factors that drive option prices today. Anyone offering options as a service to their clients, or using options to manage risk, would benefit from this insider’s story of how risk is priced and managed.
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-17:00 Options – Continued
LME Education Workshop – New Horizons and New Ideas for Risk Management Masterclass
Venue: Exchange Auditorium, Exchange Exhibition Hall, HKEX (Central)
28 June 2013 (Friday)

10:00-10:15 Registration
10:15-13:00 New Horizons and New Ideas - the outlook for the Chinese metals industry

A group of senior industry experts discussed innovations in the world of metal trading and shared their visions for the future with specific reference to the changing order of physical trading, pricing of metal and new avenues opening up to assist with the management of price risk
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-17:00 Risk Management Masterclass

An advanced course in LME risk management, including specific case studies and examples of current hedging best practice. This was a challenging and fast-paced course for delegates familiar with the LME that takes a high-level look at risk management strategies, including:
  • Indexation
  • Locking in contangos
  • Understanding the risk premium

Ticket Price
Workshop on 27 June: US$375 (HK$2,925)
Workshop on 28 June: US$225 (HK$1,755)