Financial Math for Financial Markets

Gain comfort with the core, fundamental mathematical techniques used throughout the financial industry, with an emphasis on the time value of money.

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What do you get on this course?


  • Solve Future Value, Present Value and Yield calculations
  • Value Annuities, Perpetuities and Growing Perpetuities
  • Apply time value of money techniques to a Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuation and bond pricing
  • Calculate Annual Equivalent Rates of interest
  • Understand and calculate mean, median, variance and standard deviation for a data set.

key Topics

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

  • Future Value
  • Present Value
  • Yield
  • Perpetuities
  • Annuities
  • Pricing bonds
  • Discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation basics
  • Effective interest rates
  • Mean and median
  • Variance and standard deviation

1 hour of video content.

Estimated 2 hours to complete.

How to access your course

  • Checkout and pay for the course(s).
  • Your course(s) will be added to your DELTA account.
  • You will then receive an email with joining instructions.
  • You will have 12 months access from date of purchase.


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

Technical Requirements

You will need an Internet connected device to access the videos and download supporting resources. Supporting resources can be used offline, which require Microsoft Excel 2003 or later and a PDF reader.

Comprehensive Resources

You’ll be able to easily access all of the materials you need through our learning management system DELTA

  • Bite-size trainer led HD videos detailing step by step techniques and best practices.
  • Download the slides and files as used in the videos, which can be completed while watching or saved for later.
  • Open forum for quick problem solving.

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