Currency Derivatives Course Overview

“This module has been designed with a view to improve awareness about the ‘Currency Derivatives’ product, which has been made available for trading in the Indian securities market in 2009.”

” The course content is structured to help a beginner understand what the product is, how it is traded and what uses it can be put to”.

Course Highlights

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Bankers
  • Corporate Executives
  • Employees of Export/Import Houses
  • Analysts
  • Employees of Brokers and Sub-brokers
  • Anybody having interest in the Indian Securities Market
  • To understand the fundamentals of the currency market.
  • To understand the currency futures as a risk management tool.
  • To learn about the trading platform of the currency derivatives segment of a stock exchange.

Duration: 120 minutes

No. of questions: 60

Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.

Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.


Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

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Currency Derivatives Course  Syllabus


Derivatives as a Risk Management Tool

Concept of risk; Risk management; Types of traders in the derivatives markets

Currency Markets

Exchange rate; Fixed and floating exchange rate regime; Factors affecting exchange rates; Concept of quotes; Tick-size; Spreads; Spot transaction and forward transaction

Currency Futures

Forward contracts; Futures contracts; Pricing of futures contracts

Strategies using Currency Futures

Hedging, speculation and arbitrage in currency futures

NSE’s Currency Derivatives Segment

Product definition; Trading underlying versus trading futures; Uses of currency futures NSE

Trading, Clearing, Settlement and Risk Management

Membership; Future contract specifications; Trading system; The trader workstation; Basis of trading; Client-Broker relationship in derivatives segment; Clearing entities; Position limits; Margins; Settlement of contracts.

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