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Basics of Financial Markets


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Basic Finance
3 Years
Expert-led Recorded Program
Kredent Academy

Course Highlights

  • 38 Videos
  • 2+ Hours of Content
  • 30+ Supplementary Study Materials 
  • Chapter-wise tests
  • Full-Length Test 


It is important that you should have a clear understanding of the type of instrument and the market before making any investment decision. This course will help you to do just that.

Beginners Finance is a perfectly designed course which aims to enable the participants to gain comprehensive knowledge on the basics of the financial market in general and the stock market in particular. This programme will simplify different financial jargons like IPO, Currencies, Mutual Funds, etc. It will help the learners to gain knowledge on the procedure for opening Demat Account, the process of stock trading, risk management system, regulatory framework etc. They will also know about the impact of corporate actions in the stock market.

If you are new to the stock market and want to know the basics, then this programme is perfect for you!



This programme will enable the participants to:

  • Learn the basics of Financial Market in general and the stock market in particular.
  • Gain knowledge on Primary Market Instruments like IPO and the workings of the Secondary Market and the role of different market participants.
  • Understand the concept of Stock Market Index and its calculation
  • Know the basics of Currency, Fixed Income Securities and Mutual Funds
  • Master the concept of Time Value of Money 
  • Interpret the impact of different corporate actions on the stock market
  • Understand the procedure for opening Demat Account
  • Learn about the trade life cycle, the process of trading, risk management, contract notes, etc.
  • Gain knowledge on the Regulatory Framework, Regulators and the Investors redress mechanisms in the Indian Capital market.


Students enrolling for this course will be able to measure their knowledge level by appearing for tests designed after each session to check and ensure the level of their understanding.

An email query support, Question& Answer Community platform can also be availed by the learners for any kind of doubt clearance related to content while pursuing this beginners course.

The course contains IPO case studies which will help the students to understand in a better manner by providing practical know-how to analyze the Capital market.

After successful completion of the course, the students will get a Certificate of Completion


Topics Covered


Introduction to Basics of Financial Markets:

  • Basics of Financial Markets


Primary Markets:

  • Primary Market Instruments
  • IPO
  • IPO Terms
  • Draft Red Herring Prospectus(DRHP)

Secondary Market and Stock Market Indicators:

  • Primary vs Secondary Markets
  • Flow of Capital
  • Stock Market
  • Indices

Introduction to Underlying Securities:

  • Currency Markets
  • Currency Terminologies
  • Cross Rates
  • Factors affecting Currency Value
  • Fixed Income Securities

Mutual Funds:

  • Concept and Role of a Mutual Fund
  • Fund Structure and Constituents
  • Mutual Fund Products

Various Market Participants and their roles:

Different Market Participants and their roles

Time Value of Money:

  • Concepts of Time Value of Money 

Corporate Actions-Meaning and their Calculations:

  • Introduction to Corporate Actions
  • Dividend 
  • Bonus
  • Rights Issue
  • Stock Split 
  • Buyback

Client Registration for Trading and Demat Account:

  • Concepts of Client Registration for Trading and Demat Account 

Trade Life Cycle:

  • Concepts of Trade Life Cycle
  • Process of Trading
  • Contract Notes and Taxes
  • Risk Management System

Investor Grievances and Arbitration:

  • Basics of Investor Grievances and Arbitration


  • Roles and Functions of Indian Capital Market Regulators

Regulatory Framework:

  • Basics of Different Regulations

Intended Participants

  • Freshers who would like to get introduced to basic market terminologies and concepts
  • Graduating Students looking to build a career in the Stock Market
  • Any individual wanting to learn the basics of the Financial Market 


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