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Welcome to the educational page of Academy, the training centre of the London Stock Exchange Group.

This section has been developed after considering that there is an increased recognition of the global need for financial education and a growing interest, internationally and particularly from financial authorities, in improving skills and knowledge in financial markets.

Our educational programme aims to provide private investors with an understanding of how the products and services offered by the London Stock Exchange Group can be used in practice.

In particular, through a monthly programme of articles, Academy will provide an overview of how financial markets work, who the main capital markets players are and ultimately how to use this information to improve one’s own personal financial knowledge.

A contract for difference (CFD) is a contract between two parties in which one pays the other a certain sum of money based on the difference...




In this chapter, we will have a look at FX structure, organisation and specific features of the products traded on this market and at its main participants...



There are many ways that companies can raise finance from using the owner’s own capital, to bank loans, venture capital (private equity) and equity...



Find out more on Academy training

Would you like to find out more about how our markets operate?

Then why not enrol on our Inside the Markets programme held at the London Stock Exchange.  During this three hour training programme, our expert trainer will put into context the role of the Exchange and how our markets work today.   The price of this training programme is £100 plus VAT.

For further information on the next available dates, please email academy_uk@londonstockexchange.com.






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