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Futures Trading (Video Series)

  • 1. Introduction to forwards market 00:05:26

    1.1 – Overview The Futures market is an integral part of the Financial Derivatives world. “Derivatives”, as they are called, is a security whose value is derived from another financi ..

  • 2. Introducing the futures contract 00:06:33

    2.1 – A sneak peek into the Futures Agreement The Futures contract or Futures Agreement is an improvisation of the Forwards Agreement. The Futures Contract is designed to retain the core transaction ..

  • 3. Margins 00:06:29

    3.1 – Why are Margins essential Margins play a crucial role in futures trading, enabling one to leverage. Margins are the one that gives a ‘Futures Agreement’ the required financial twist (a ..

  • 4. Leverage and Payoff 00:08:23

    4.1 – Leverage in perspective Leverage is something we use at some point or the other in our lives. We don’t think about it in the way it is supposed to be thought about. We miss seeing throug ..

  • 5. Futures trade 00:10:09

    5.1 – How to take a futures trade In the last chapter, we learned various concepts related to the futures market. Remember, the motivation for any trader entering into a futures agreement is to ..

  • 6. Settlement 00:03:59

    6.1 – How are positions settled? Until recent times, trading in equity futures and options was cash settled in India. This means that upon expiry of the contract, buyers or sellers had to settle ..

  • 7. Open Interest 00:05:25

    7.1 – Open Interest and its calculation Open Interest (OI) is a number that tells you how many futures (or Options) contracts are currently outstanding (open) in the market. We will learn more i ..

  • 8. Shorting futures 00:05:06

    8.1 – Shorting in a nutshell Shorting is a tricky concept because we are not used to shorting in our day to day transactions. But, in this video, we have elaborated the idea sophistically. Let&# ..

  • 9. Overview of Contracts 00:05:14

    9.1 – Different Types of Contracts By now, you should have a working understanding of futures contracts and how to trade them. But so far, we’ve mainly discussed futures with equity future ..