About Derivatives for the Level I CFA Exam

This forum contains discussion of Derivatives topics for the Level I CFA exam.

  • Derivatives is covered in Study Session 16
  • Derivatives has an exam weight of 6%

Study Session 16

“This study session builds the conceptual framework for understanding the basic derivatives and derivative markets. Essential features and valuation concepts for forward commitments such as forwards, futures, and swaps and contingent claims such as options are introduced.”
Source: CFA Institute