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School of Economics and Finance

Amplify Trading

Amplify Trading is a professional trading firm based in London.  As well as a trading floor in The City, Amplify Trading have developed unique software to develop and assess new traders whilst making decisions within the uncertainty of live financial markets.

These systems are used to run the graduate programmes for institutions such as Bank of America and JP Morgan in New York, and HSBC and Deutsche Bank in London. Value lies in helping our students develop an understanding of live market dynamics as well as gain a firm grasp of the different roles and operations on both the buy side and sell side within the industry. Amplify Trading will run intense, two day trading programmes on campus to provide the same practical market exposure to students in the School of Economics and Finance.

Day one will expose candidates to live market trading as they experience executing investment decisions in response to application of fundamental and technical analysis.

Day two will cover a practical introduction to the workings a flow trading desk, exploring the roles within investment banking and fund management and the processes between them. Risk and portfolio management practises, client facilitation and trade execution are delivered through simulated activity where participants make markets through effective and clear communication.

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