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Introduction to Financial Markets

This course will give you a foundation for trading, starting with the stock exchange. In partnership with Knightsbridge Trading Academy. CISI and CPD Accredited



10 hours





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Matthew Shaw

About the Course

This CPD accredited course will give you the foundation for trading, starting with the stock exchange and the different types of asset class and markets, while moving onto some major instruments and methods. With a focus on Forex, this course is perfect for beginners looking to take a leap into the stock market sector.

A step-by-step approach 

This course is devised to take you from complete novice with zero or limited experience of the financial markets, to a level of understanding that will enable you to be confident enough to set up your trading account and placing trades.

Learn at your own pace

Whatever your routine, this video course allows you can watch and learn the modules at a time that suits you. Whether you work during the day or have a night job, you can go through the course in your own time and at a speed that suits you.

Recap on the course at anytime

Once purchased, you can access this course indefinitely. If you forget something you have learned or simply just want to refresh your memory, you have access for whenever you want from any device/location.

What will you achieve?

You will learn what the stock exchange is, whilst simultaneously mastering the main types of asset class that are traded, along with some of their unique points. Become skilled at the three main types of market and some securities sold on them. Comprehend what Forex is and the essential points about currency trading, while understanding what cash instruments and derivatives are, and their different methods.

What is a Stock Exchange

What to consider when becoming a trader

The different types of traders

Financial instruments and trading methods

Types of Financial Markets

Different types of Asset class

Forex in detail

Introduction to Technical Analysis

The Economic Calendar and Fundamental Analysis

Psychological Biases and Market Rationality


Financial instruments and trading methods 

Different types of asset class 

Forex in detail 

The different types of traders 

What is a stock exchange 

Types of financial markets 

What to consider when becoming a trader

Introduction to technical analysis 

The economic calendar

Fundamental analysis 

Psychological biases and market rationality 

Final exam 

Bonus course: What is a blockchain 

Bonus course: What is cryptocurrency 

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