Beginner: Introduction to Financial Markets

This course will give you a foundation for trading, starting with the stock exchange and the different types of asset class and markets (with a focus on the Forex), and moving onto some major instruments and methods.

Learn at your own pace
  • Take short sessions
  • Stop and restart at any time
  • Use any device
You will be able to :

Understand what a stock exchange is and why companies sell shares
Master the main types of asset class that are traded, and some of their unique points
Master the 3 main types of market, and some securities sold on them
Comprehend what the Forex is, and some basic points about currency trading
Understand what cash instruments and derivatives are, and also about different methods

Programme content as follows:
  • 1: Financial instruments and trading methods
  • 2: Different types of Asset class
  • 3: Forex in detail
  • 4: The different types of traders
  • 5: What is a Stock Exchange
  • 6: Types of financial markets
  • 7: What to consider when becoming a trader
  • 8: Introduction to Technical Analysis
  • 9: The Economic Calendar and Fundamental Analysis
  • 10: Psychological Biases and market rationality