Alpha Academic

Foreign Exchange & Central Banks

Home »  Day Courses »  Foreign Exchange & Central Banks


The objective of this course is to provide an introduction into the foreign exchange market and Central Banks. We will analyse correlations, currencies, and how to trade them and the impact Central Banks have. We will then look at how to create a trading plan and risk management, finishing with a practical trading session.

10:30 Introduction to Alpha Academic and today’s course

10:45 Spot, forward and futures markets

11:15 Participants in the forex markets

11:45 Products, their uses, and exchange contract specifications

12.30 Lunch

13:15 Futures – how to trade them

14:00 Key fundamentals and influences on the currency markets

14:30 How to create a trading plan

15:00 Product correlations

15:30 Risk Management

16:00 Practical trading session using a professional trading system, including technical analysis.

17:15 Q&A

Please note: We only tradefully regulated global derivatives markets, which as a registered market maker is a prerequisite. This guarantees you a variety of genuine markets with high liquidity and tight pricing.