IMC Quantitative Trading Workshop Free Student Event | Saturday 19 October 2019 | London
Real-world Quantitative Finance in Python
Are you a curious undergraduate with an analytical/quantitative background and programming experience in Python? We invite you to join the IMC Quantitative Trading Workshop!
This workshop is a perfect opportunity to meet IMC traders and quants and better understand how much fun it is to work at IMC. During the workshop you will:
✓ Participate in a trading competition with a chance to win an all-expenses-paid weekend trip to Amsterdam as the top prize
✓ Get to know more about the practicalities of trading and quantitative finance using real-world market data
✓ Learn about different key concepts in quantitative finance including European and American options and their relationships, Black-Scholes model, Greeks and implied volatility
✓ Implement your own trading strategies in Python with guidance from IMC traders and quants
✓ Enjoy free food and drinks and afterwards, you will receive an IMC goodie bag
Topics covered include
- Introduction to derivatives and arbitrage
- Properties of prices and returns time-series
- Risk-neutral pricing and replication
- European and American options and their relationships
- Black-Scholes model, Greeks and implied volatility
- Option market making, dynamic hedging and risk management
- Implied volatility smiles
Join the team
When and where
How to apply
Complete registration by the 15th September
Complete the EDUKATE.AI Python project by 28th September
Students undertaking an analytical/quantitative degree with Python experience are welcome to apply. Applicants must be studying at a UK university.
Apply for a place now
Due to high-demand, places will be allocated to applicants on a first-come, first-served basis, upon passing the initial sift and completing the EDUKATE.AI project
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