Introduction to Financial Markets
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assignment Level : Introductive
label Finance
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Learn the general concepts of financial markets and economy. You will see the difference between primary and secondary markets and learn about markets for different products. You will also look at various economic Indicators and their influence on the markets. After completing this course, you will have a much stronger background of financial markets and ready to go to the next stage in the Specialization. This course is designed to help students with very little or no finance background to learn the basics of investments.

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Equity Markets
    In this module you will be introduced to equity markets and trading in equity markets.
  • Week 2 - Currency Markets
    In this module you will be exposed to currency markets and different currencies traded in these markets. The they are given a brief overview on how to trade in the currency markets.
  • Week 3 - Fixed Income Markets
    In this module you will be exposed to the fixed income markets. Various types of fixed income securities available in the market are discussed. Learners are also taught the bond terminology.
  • Week 4 - Macroeconomic Fundamentals
    This module focuses on key economic indicators that are monitored closely by the finance community. You will learn to examine these economic indicators in the context of business cycles.
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Instructors

Vaidya Nathan
Lecturer
Finance

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Indian School of Business
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