UNDERSTAND MONEY MARKETS (securities, repo’s) – (Free Course)


What you’ll learn

  1. Understand money market products: deposits, money market securities and repurchase agreements
  2. Understand pricing money market products and make interest rate calculations: day conventions, zero coupon, bootstrapping, true yields and pure discount
  3. Calculate coupons for broken periods and convert yields
  4. Get essential knowledge to trade money market securities such as commercial paper, T-bills and certificates of deposit
  5. Understand forward rates and how an yield curve shifts
  6. Manage liquidity using repurchase agreements and security lending transactions
  7. Understand interbank and overnight market benchmarks such as LIBOR, SOFR and €ster
  8. What is the difference between the Domestic and Euro money market
  9. Understand the basics of Global Master Repo Agreements (GMRA): legal and economic ownership, reprising, manufactured dividend and failure to deliver collateral
  10. The characteristics of Classic Repo and (un) documented Sell buy Back
  11. How Central Banks use repos for money market liquidity
  12. Repo Custody of Collateral Arrangements: Delivery repo, Hold in Custody (HIC)

This course includes:

  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Full lifetime access
  • Closed captions
  • Audio description in existing audio
  • Certificate of completion



My name is Michiel van den Broek. After working in finance from 1990, I design financial courses since 2005 to make ‘complex’ finance easy, based on my view that finance is not rocket science.


The money markets are a vital financial market that is essential to our economy as explained in my Udemy course Understand Banks and Financial Markets, in which thousands of students already enrolled.

This course, Understand Money Market will learn you about the main products traded on the money markets: deposits, money market securities and repurchase agreements. The course contains more than 1,5 hours of mp 4 video’s accompanied with downloadable pdf documents (total 20 pages) and quizzes to test your skills and understanding with multiple choice questions (total 34).

Section 2 skills you to understand and make basic interest rate calculations covering several topics such as:

  • specific day count conventions
  • calculation of single interest coupons
  • present and future value calculations
  • compare yields with different coupon frequency or day count conventions
  • how to compare pure discount with true yield
  • the yield curve and implied forward rates

Section 3 is an introduction to traditional money markets benchmarks and products covering topics, such as:

  • how and why use money market products
  • the domestic- and Euromarkets
  • explain several deposit types
  • LIBOR and recently introduced overnight money market benchmarks

Section 4 covers Tradable Money market securities, such as:

  • characteristics of main securities:
    treasury bills, certificates of deposit and commercial paper
  • the calculation of initial consideration at issue date
  • the maturity consideration and interest calculation for different products

Finally, section 5 provides in depth knowledge and understanding of repurchase agreements, repos. The topic basket of this section includes:

  • legal and economic ownership
  • collateral types
  • GMRA documentation and failure to deliver collateral
  • special trading
  • sell/buy back transactions
  • reprising versus margins
  • repo agents
  • the use of hold in custody repos (HIC) used by central banks

Please contact me if you have any questions regarding the course program.

Thank you for your interest!

Michiel van den Broek

How to Get this course FREE?

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