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Options Trading with Python

Course No. : 221-169988-01|Start Date : 21/04/2022

Admission Requirements

Participant are expected to have basic understanding of computer programming. Knowledge in Python is beneficial, but not essential.


CUSCS Instructor

Language Used

Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Total Hours

15.0 hour(s)




Central Learning Centre

Start Date





18:45 - 21:45

Tuition Fee

HK$ 1,950.00


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Closing Date for Application

Enrolment deadline is 10 calendar days before the course commencement date. Late enrolment will only be considered if there are still vacant places.

This course will introduce how to use Python to analyze performance of different trading strategies of Options. Topics include: 1) Python overview; 2) Common trading strategies with Options; 3) Options pricing and valuation techniques; 4) Calculation of Option Greeks; 5) Backtesting techniques; 6) Use of Interactive Brokers (IB) API; 7) Development of database system for data storage and analysis.