Foreign Exchange Markets

During this module, you will 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.

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What do you get on this course?


  • 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 

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2.5 hours of video content.

Estimated 4.5 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 financial statements and 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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