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Beginners Guide to the Futures and Options (In English)

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About Course

  • Listed In : Derivatives
  • Language : English
  • Difficulty : Intermediate
  • Validity : 1 Years
  • Program : Self-Paced Recorded
  • Instructor : FinnovationZ India

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Course Highlights

10 Videos

1 Hrs+ content


Futures and options are part of the most elusive and most powerful asset classes - derivatives. Based on different assets, these instruments are much more volatile than others. They are known to have made millions and also to have taken away millions. 
In the right hands, derivatives are a strong weapon. But in the wrong hands, these can be weapons of mass destruction.
So, what are derivatives? How do you use them?
In this course, we have covered all the details about futures and options.
At the end of this course, you will be armed with the knowledge of where to add derivatives to your portfolio for optimum utilisation.


The primary objective of this Futures and Options course is to arm you with an understanding of the principles of derivatives. 


  • With the help of this course, you will understand derivatives in detail. A lesser-known asset class, there isn't a lot of information available on how to use futures and options correctly.
  • This course will arm you with the requisite skills you need to trade in futures and options optimally.. 

Topics Covered

Chapter 1- Introduction to Derivative Market

This chapter containing 2 lectures explains the two types of markets. You get to know about the derivative market with the help of elaborative examples. The concept of the derivatives market has been discussed thoroughly.

Lecture 1- What is a derivative market?

Part 1- The first lesson gives detailed information on the types of the market with an in-depth explanation of the derivatives market as well. An Introduction to the Future and Options trading.

Lecture 2- Understanding the meaning of the forward contract

Part 2- You get to learn about what is a forward contract and its features with the help of easy-to-understand examples.


Chapter 2- Futures- 

This chapter contains a total of 5 lectures. You get to learn about futures contracts and how it helps to get rid of the default risk. Know about the practical application of futures contracts and get acquainted with the terms like hedging, short selling, open interest, etc.

Lecture 1- Advantages of futures contracts over the forward contracts

Part 3- Know about the advantages of futures contracts over a forward contract. You get acquainted with the terms like default risk, exchange, etc.

Lecture 2- How do futures contracts work?

Part 4- This lecture explains how futures contracts work and how to trade in futures and options.

Lecture 3- Understanding open interest in futures

Part 5- Get acquainted with basic terms of Futures and Options like lot size, open interest, short selling, etc.

Lecture 4- What is Short Selling?

Part 6- You get to learn about the method of short selling in detail and its significance in futures and options trading.

Lecture 5- What is hedging risk?

Part 7- This lecture is designed to give complete information on the practical application of Futures. Know about risk mitigation and hedging.

Lecture 6- Understanding the use of futures for hedging

Part 8- You get to learn about the application of hedging and how to use it in futures trading.


Chapter 3- Options -

This chapter containing a total of 2 lectures gives complete information about options contracts and how it works. An in-depth explanation of concepts like call options trading, put options trading with the help of simple examples.

Lecture 1- How do options contract work?

Part 9- This lecture gives a complete lesson on how options contracts work. Terms like call option put option, call rider, put rider are explained in detail.

Lecture 2- Application of call and put options

Part 10- In the last lecture, you get to learn about the application of call and put options with the help of simple and real-life examples.


Intended Participants

This course is intended for those who have a basic understanding of what shares are, what the different kinds of investment are and how the stock market works.


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