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This questions bank is written to assist candidates who face difficulty in understanding the material in Derivatives Markets. It consists of 180 questions with full solutions covering the required readings in the textbook by Robert McDonald. The questions test the candidate's on their calculation skills and comprehension of the concepts. The author has attempted to exhaust from pages to pages of the textbook to find out all the potential questions that can be raised in the exam. 

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A&J Questions Bank (Derivatives Market) for Exam FM/2

  • Author: Alvin Soh, FSA, CERA

    Alvin Soh received his B.S in Actuarial Science from in 2010, the Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst designation in 2011, and the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries designation in 2012. As a passionate actuarial student, he self-studied and passed all the preliminary exams in mere18 months. The mastering of the right skills to tackle the actuarial exams has made him one of the youngest to obtain the F.S.A designation.

    He has been keen and enthusiastic in helping his peers to understand the complicated actuarial concepts using meaningful and straightforward explanation. When he was a university student, he held revision groups in with his peers in which he went through the topics before the exams.  He wrote the first study manual for actuarial exams when he was a sophomore, with the aspiration to help all actuarial students to overcome the challenges they face during exams preparation.

    Alvin Soh is currently working as a risk actuary with Tokio Marine Life Singapore.

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