Understanding Warrants: types, differences and risks

Understanding Warrants: types, differences and risks - 2CPD


This 2-hour workshop covers the main types of warrants traded on the ASX, with a particular focus on equity trading warrants and instalments. Basic warrant pricing will be discussed, and the role of the warrant issuer will be explained.

Course Outline
At the end of the workshop you should be able to:

  • Explain the difference between trading and investment-type warrants
  • List the main types of warrants traded on the ASX
  • List the main features of equity and index trading warrants
  • Discuss the benefits and risks of buying an equity call or put warrant
  • Differentiate between the main types of instalments
  • Discuss the benefits and risks of instalments
  • Identify the main influences on a warrant's price
  • Explain the role of the warrant issuer
  • Recognise the type of warrant from its ASX code
  • List the various ways an investor can acquire a warrant on the primary and secondary markets
  • List the key obligations under ASX Rules and the Corporations Act in advising a client on warrants transactions

Who should attend?
Ideal for those who wish to acquire fundamental knowledge about the Australian warrants market.

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