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Futures Trading Made Easy: Future & Options Trading Course

  • Basic
  • English
  • 241 Learners
  • Validity: 3 Years

Futures and Option Trading Course Highlights

  • 2+ hours On-demand Content
  • Self-evaluation Tests
  • Certificate of Completion


Trading with futures opens up an avenue of unique opportunities for investors and traders to manage their risk-reward ratio from market fluctuations. It is a dynamic and widely used financial instrument that allows traders to hedge their positions and protect against losses in the various underlying assets. 


With an extensive understanding of the futures market, traders can hedge their positions in the underlying asset, minimizing potential losses and offering protection against adverse price movements. Traders face challenges in understanding volatility, liquidity risks, and complexity in contract specifications and strategies. 


In this course, learners will be able to understand the basic concept of futures trading. Please find below the snapshot of the Futures Trading Made Easy course:


Section 1: Introduction to Derivatives

Understand the basics of derivatives with an example and learn about its types, including Futures, Forwards, Swaps and Options.


Section 2: Understanding Forwards Contracts

Gain an in-depth understanding of Forward Contracts and their limitations.


Section 3: All about Futures Contracts

  • Learn the difference between the Futures & Cash Market, its related terminologies, the concept of Margin and MTM, Delivery & Settlement, Risk Reward and Payoff, Leverage, analyze Volume & Open Interest and understand the concept of rollover.
  • Explore the various market participants, including Hedgers, Speculators & Arbitrageurs.
  • Learn how the futures contract price are derived.
  • Learn Bull Calendar Spread & Bear Calendar Spread strategies.
  • Learn how to analyze derivatives data using NSE-Options Chain & StockEdge.

Section 4: Income Tax on Futures and Options Trading

Understand the basics of taxation on F&O Trading and determine the tax on F&O turnover.

Anirudh Saraf

About the Trainer

Anirudh Saraf

He is a practicing Chartered Accountant with 15+ years of post-qualification experience. He is also the founder and proprietor of Saraf A & Associates, Chartered Accountant, Kolkata. He has core expertise in audit, taxation, F&A consulting, outsourcing, teaching, and training.






What Will You Learn in This Futures and Option Trading Course?

  • Understand the basics of derivatives and its various types, including Futures, Forwards, Swaps and Options.
  • In-depth knowledge of forward and futures contracts and various participants in the derivatives market. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of risk-reward and payoff, analyzing volume and open interest, and determining the futures contract price.
  • Develop effective strategies such as bull and bear calendar spreads for futures markets.
  • Analyze market data using NSE Options and StockEdge to make informed decisions.
  • Explore the concept of taxation and its implications on F&O trading.

Topics Covered

  • Understanding Derivatives
  • Introduction to the Futures
  • Futures Pricing
  • Different Types of Futures Strategies
  • Tax Implications of Futures Contracts

Intended Participants for This Futures and Option Trading Course

  • Aspiring Traders
  • Retail Investors
  • Finance Professionals 

Get Certified

Enhance your career prospects with a Elearnmarkets certification!


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Under this course, the participant will be required to appear for the online examination hosted on the website of Elearnmarkets.com. Please note that the participant will get the Certificate of Completion after successfully clearing the online examination.



  • The student has to appear for the Certification Test hosted on the website itself under “Test >> Certification Test”.
  • In case, the student does not clear the Certification Test, they can re-appear the same after 8 hours.
  • In case of any further assistance, drop in an email to support@elearnmarkets.com or call: 9051622255

Other Details:

  • Duration: 30 minutes.
  • Pattern of questions: Multiple choice-based questions of 2 marks each.
  • Qualifying marks: 60%

Certificate of Completion:

After successful completion of the online examination, participants need to go to the "My Certificate" tab in Student Dashboard to download the certificate for the respective course.

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Anirudh Saraf

Instructed By

Anirudh Saraf


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