We have over terminals in three dealing rooms equipped with Refinitiv Eikon and Bloomberg. So much so, that regular trading days are held in our dealing rooms for graduate trainees and other personnel of all the major investment banks.
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Our Flagship Dealing Room Our 40 station flagship dealing room is equipped with all the latest trading technology giving it the feel of a real trading floor.
Combining theory and practice These rooms are not merely training centres for traders of the future; but they also enable academic staff to combine theory and practice across a whole range of activities, whether in derivatives trading, portfolio management, risk trader in a dealing center, financial engineering or corporate finance.
Our dealing rooms are equipped with 90 Refinitiv and 20 Bloomberg Terminals. As part of our practice-centred teaching and learning approach, our students utilise the information available through these terminals in order to work on projects that aim to build their financial analysis skills and improve trader in a dealing center market awareness.
The tools available through such financial databases are also employed in the classroom to enhance the learning experience as part of a teaching approach adapted to the needs of the competitive financial marketplace.
Since programming is becoming an increasingly important skill for finance graduates we have developed courses and modules that focus specifically on programming for finance. With a wealth of trader performance statistics to back up the high intensity dealing, traders really feel as though they are actually on a trading desk.
Covering a range of markets from spot foreign exchange to single stock multiple strike equity options, ICTrader allows you to truly immerse yourself in the world of dealing.
ICTrader overview ICTrader is a dealership market where traders act as market makers both to other simulated sell-side market makers and to buy-side clients. The simulation is news driven and traders are required to manage the risk of their trading book using a variety of risk management tools ranging from basic to highly sophisticated.
Markets ICTrader currently covers trading in cash equities, spot foreign exchange and equity options. Under development are index futures, commodities and fixed income markets.
Since the forex market is open around-the-clock, many institutions have dealing desks around the world. Dealing desks can also be found outside the foreign exchange marketssuch as in banks and finance companies, to execute trades in securities and other financial products. Dealing desks are not limited to forex.
Powerful scenario writer The ICTrader scenario writer can be used to create trading scenarios in almost any market or currency. It is a very user friendly yet extremely powerful and flexible tool and allows the user to tailor-make a multitude of global market situations.
A recent example is a trading scenario created for the Qatar equity market involving simulated Qatari brokers and clients and using actual Qatari and GCC news flows. Dealing report The ICTrader dealing report incorporates a very rich set of statistics and measures which are used to evaluate trading performance. These include trading activity in both the market maker and client markets, dealing profit relative to the average market profit, ratio of winning trades to losing trades, a variety of limit breaks, the average size of trades and percentage of client orders filled.
Each individual trader's report can be seen by the administrator at any time during the trading session allowing for continuous trading analysis and feedback.