A new distance-learning version of the International Fixed Income and Derivatives (IFID) qualification has been launched jointly by the International Securities Market Association (ISMA), the ISMA Centre at the University of Reading and financial market training company Chisholm Roth. Early take up of the IFID e-learning version has been very positive, according to Chisholm Roth, with copies being shipped to financial market professionals worldwide. The IFID qualification is the distance learning version of the widely recognised ISMA professional certificate programme, which has run for 30 years.
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