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What is Equity Derivative Market?

Equity derivative market is a class of derivatives whose value is derived from the underlying asset,the equity value.Options and futures are by far the most common equity derivatives.


Equity Derivative Market course aims at providing a complete insight about various derivatives products available in equity derivatives markets and provide knowledge about various processes like clearing, settlement and risk management. This course also provide glimpse of competencies related to the understanding of the financial structure in India and the importance of the different rules and regulations governing the Indian securities market, especially those related to the equity derivatives segment. Additionally this course will provide you knowledge about the various trading strategies that can be built using futures and options on both stocks and stock indices.


After completion of the course, an individual will have complete information about all the terminologies of the Indian equity derivatives market.An individual will have a true and clear picture regarding the process of equity derivatives market like clearing and settlement, risk management ,operational mechanism etc.An individual will have clear understanding about the various trading strategies that can be built using futures and options on both stocks and stock indices.The syllabus covers all the topics with interactive sessions. Moreover the contents of the course covers all the topics for NISM ( National Institute Of Securities Markets ) Series - VIII : Equity Derivatives Certification Examination and makes every student capable of cracking it.You will be well prepared for the NISM examination.

Intended Participants

Anybody (Retail Traders,New Investors ,Students , Researchers , Financial Service Professionals , hedgers , arbitrageur or any individual) having interest in the Derivative market and its operation and want to enhance his/her knowledge,overall productivity or want to build their career in this market are welcome. As not only we provide theoretical knowledge, but also practical application, mentoring and training guidance, to help each student achieve their goals for investing or trading.

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  • Introduction
  • Forward Contracts
  • Future Contracts
  • Difference between forward & futures contracts
  • Pay off charts for Futures contract
  • Futures pricing
  • Index & Equity Futures
  • Settlement Schedule
  • Settlement of Futures Contracts on Index or Individual Securities
            Mark to Market (MTM) Settlement
            Final Settlement
  • Uses of futures
  • Beta
  • Different Type Of Beta
            Low Beta
            High Beta
  • Hedging
  • Type Of Hedging
             Long Hedge
             Short Hedge
             Cross Hedge
  • Market Participants
  • Type Of Market Participants
  • Cash & Carry Arbitrage
  • Inter Market Arbitrage

  • Introduction
  • Basic Option Terms
  • Type Of Option
  • Basics Of Call Option
  • Basic Option Terms
  • Call Buyer/Holder
  • Call Seller/Writer
  • Pay off Charts for Call Option
  • Basics Of Put Option
  • Put Buyer/Holder
  • Put Seller/Writer
  • Pay off Charts for Put Option
  • Summarizing Call & Put Options
  • Moneyness of an Option Contract
  • Settlement of Options Contracts on Index or Individual Securities
            Daily Premium Settlement
            Final Settlement

  • Delta
  • Gamma
  • Theta
  • Vega
  • Rho
  • Importance Of Option Greeks
  • Use Of Option Greeks

  • What is Open Interest??
  • Concept Of Increase/Decrease Of Open Interest
  • Long Built Up
  • Long Unwinding
  • Short Built UP
  • Short Covering

  • What is Open Chain??
  • Elements Of Open Chain
  • Support
  • Resistance

  • Introduction
  • Interpretation
  • Importance

  • What is PCR???
  • Interpretation of PCR
  • Importance
  • Oversold
  • Overbought