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Summer Intern

Olivia impressed us so much during her 3-day course we offered her an internship.

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Capital Markets Careers and Day Trading Course - 5 Days

We have teamed up with Coleman London, a proprietary trading firm based in the city of London. Coleman use a sophisticated trading simulation platform, allowing attendees to put into practice the theory they have learnt.

By the end of a week long course students will have gained a unique insight into the world of Capital Markets and Trading.

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New Partnership with IT Trading Expert

We are extremely happy to announce our new partnership with Steven Stewart. Steven was the Global Head of Electronic Trading Technology at Citi, as a managing director Steven was responsible for the development and implementation of all trading technology at the worlds leading investment bank. We will be releasing dates for some specific IT careers courses tomorrow

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World Cup Competition

World Cup Competition

Instructus Markets will have many competitions over the next few weeks to celebrate the World Cup. The winners of each competition will receive a FREE course.

We will be publishing daily questions on Facebook until the start of the World Cup. Send in your answers to We will pick the top 4 answers and draw a team for each winner from one of the World Cup groups. We will start with Group A on Wednesday 4th June. The winner of the world cup will receive a FREE course.

Throughout the World Cup we will have more exciting competitions to win FREE courses. Please follow us on Facebook for updates.

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2014 European Hedge Fund Performance Award

Instructus are extremely proud to be associated with Trafalgar Capital. The recent recognition for the European Hedge Fund Performance of the Year was a great honour for our Hedge Fund Manager and Trader Graham Smith.

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Metro Article

Todays Metro has an article on Instructus Markets and how we "demystify the financial markets and prepare students for City interviews". Find it attached on our Facebook page.

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Instructus Markets in the FT

On the 13th June the Financial Times published an article on Instructus Markets, describing the firms training programs and our ambition to help enhance students industry knowledge ahead of graduation. With internships and work experience so hard to come by, this is seen as a unique opportunity to gain first hand industry knowledge and compete in the hugely competitive graduate recruitment market.

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Intern Role

We are very proud to announce that our competition winner and subsequent attendee of our Investment Banking Masterclass, who has previously had no experience in the finance sector after reading physics at university, has gained an internship with our corporate partner Libra Investment Services. We wish James the best of luck and look forward to him hopefully developing a long and prosperous career in the finance sector.

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The Team

Graham Smith

Graham began his career as a trader at Smith Barney in 1996 before joining Citigroup as Managing Director of European trading and subsequently Unicredit as Global Head of Trading and Sales Trading. Graham now runs Trafalgar Capitals Pan European hedge fund, with whom Instructus are in partnership. Read more

Giles Johnston

Giles began his career on the Stock Exchange floor in 1986, trading for Nat-West markets. Following this he joined Deutsche Bank and then Citigroup where he was Managing Director responsible for Energy trading. Read more

Paul Thompson

Paul has over 30 years' experience in the UK, European and global equities markets as an investment analyst, equity salesman and senior manager. His career has included periods as Head of Institutional Clients at HSBC Investment Bank, COO of EMEA Equities at Citigroup and, latterly, as Deputy CEO of Oriel Securities, the independent UK equities stockbroker. Read more

Nick Gardner

Nick graduated from Edinburgh University in 2010 with a degree in business and finance. He joined Unicredits equity team later that year where he was fast tracked to trading his own sector at the age of 25. Read more

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