Trading risk management for market risk

  • Treasury and capital markets risk
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Key reasons to attend

  • Discover hedging strategies to minimise risks within trading portfolios
  • Integrate trading risk into broader risk management strategies
  • Apply various interest rate risk measurement methods

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About the course

In this comprehensive course, participants will enhance their trading risk management skills, gaining the tools needed to navigate today’s volatile markets. Expert-led sessions cover essential risk assessment and mitigation strategies, encompassing hedging techniques, VAR methodologies and scenario analysis.

Emphasis is placed on integrating trading risks into the broader risk management framework, ensuring a holistic approach. Attendees will also be introduced to FRTB, gaining insights into the internal models approach, with a focus on the transition from VAR to expected shortfall.

Participants will leave the course equipped with the practical knowledge to manage trading risk in line with Basel IV standards and effectively adapt to future market shifts.

Pricing options:

  • Early-bird rate: save up to $800 per person by booking in advance (refer to the booking section for the deadline)
  • 3-for-2 rate: save over $2,000 by booking a group of three attendees (applicable to this course)
  • Subscriber reward: save 30% off the standard rate if you are a subscriber (use code SUB30)
  • Season tickets: save over $1,000 per person by booking 10 or more tickets (available on selection of courses)

*The 30% subscriber reward discount is applicable only to current subscribers. If this criteria is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the booking and issue an invoice for the correct rate. Discounts cannot be applied to already registered participants.

Learning objectives

  • Clarify risk-reward relationships
  • Calculate value-at-risk using the Monte Carlo method 
  • Learn how to set appropriate stop-loss and take-profit levels  
  • Explore how the price value of a basis point is calculated  
  • Examine the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) 
  • Understand market risk impacts from diverse perspectives 

Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:  

  • Risk management
  • Trading
  • Treasury
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Compliance
  • Finance
  • Audit
  • Senior management


September 9–11, 2024

Live online. Timezones: Emea/Americas


  • Introduction to trading risk
  • Hedging strategies
  • Understanding interest rate risk measurement methods
  • Understanding value-at-risk
  • Integrating trading risk into risk management frameworks
  • Markets and models

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Navin Rauniar Risk Learning Faculty

Sustainability advisor


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Navin is an ex-banking professional, and most recently was working as a senior leader and practitioner, with 20+ years of banking, corporate, and big four experience. He advises board and CxO members across business and technology, using domain expertise that focuses on sustainability, capital markets, and risk management, driven by prudential regulation in ESG, climate risk, carbon markets, sustainable financing, net zero, and capital management impacting an institutions’ strategy, governance, and implementation.

Navin was most recently leading the sustainability business and technology delivery for TCS and Tata clients. His international experience assisted in building diverse global teams.

Navin sits on a number of government and private industry committees, developing and influencing public policy on sustainability standards. Navin supports the financial markets community via mentoring of professionals and serving as the co-chair of the PRMIA ESG Working Group & PRMIA SteerCo. He is a regular speaker and chair at conferences, as well as a frequent commentator and author to the media on financial market regulations, including a column on sustainability that is published in ILFR.

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Martin Macko

Chief Executive


José David San Miguel

Team Director, Trading Market Risk


Thomas Obitz Risk Learning Faculty

Founder, expert advisor and programme manager FRTB


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Thomas Obitz, a Risk Learning faculty member, has more than 20 years of consulting experience in Investment and Commercial Banking and broader financial markets. He focuses on risk transformation and works with global banks on their implementation of FRTB. Thomas has publications on risk change and FRTB, is GARB FRM certified and has a MSc in financial mathematics.


This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

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September 9–11, 2024

Online, Emea/Americas



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