Forex Basics (Professional Course Level)

Learn the fundamentals of International Forex Transactions
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

This course is about Forex Basics.

This course will have far reach to any one who is interested in knowing about International Finance and the related Forex Transactions.

Every business, which has cross border transactions, are exposed to risks and volatilities of International Finance. The cross border transactions can be in the form of Sales, Purchases, Investments, Loans, Advances, etc.

Hence, it becomes crucial for every business owner, every Finance Manager to have knowledge in International Finance.

The advent of "Floating Exchange Trade" in 1970s has brought significant changes in the International Market and had made the foreign exchange markets more volatile and riskier. Hence, one should have sound knowledge on the fundamentals of the Foreign Exchange Market and this course teaches you that.

In this course, you would be learning

a) What is Domestic Currency?

b) What is Foreign Currency?

c) What is Exchange Rate?

d) What is Direct Quote?

e) What is Indirect Quote?

f) What is the link between Direct Quote and Indirect Quote?

g) What is Foreign Exchange Market?

h) What is American Term and European Term?

I) What is Bid?

j) What is Ask?

k) What is Spread?

l) How to convert two way quotes?

m) What is Cross Rate?

n) What is Forward Rate?

o) What is Appreciation and Depreciation of Currency?

p) How to compute Appreciation and Depreciation of Currency?

q) What are swap points?

This course is presented in simple language with examples.

This course has video lectures (with writings on Black / Green Board). You would feel you are attending a real class.

This course is structured in self paced learning style. You would require good internet connection for interruption free learning process.

You have to go through the videos leisurely to grab the concepts with clarity.

Take this course to gain strong hold on the Fundamentals of International Finance.

What are the requirements?

  • This course starts from scratch. Hence, no prior knowledge is requried
  • Students can approach this course with fresh mind.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand Basics of International Finance
  • Understand Quotes used in Forex Transactions
  • Understand American Term and European Term
  • Understand Bid, Ask, Spread
  • Understand Forward Rate
  • Understand Appreciation and Depreciation of Rates
  • Understand Forward Rate, Premium and Discount

Who is the target audience?

  • Any one who is interested in knowing about International Finance
  • Finance Students like CA, CS, CMA, CPA, CFA, CIMA, etc
  • MBA Finance Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Finance Managers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to International Finance
Exchange Rate
Section 2: Quotes
Direct Quote
Indirect Quote
Link between Direct Quote and Indirect Quote
Examples for Direct Quote and Indirect Quote
Section 3: American Term and European Term
Foreign Exchange Market
American Term and European Terms
Examples for Americal Term and European Term
Section 4: Bid and Ask
Bid Rate and Ask Rate
Two Way Quote
Selecting Appropriate Rate
How to convert a Two Way Quote
Illustration to understand Two Way Quote
Cross Rate and Cross Multiplication
Illustration for Cross Rate and Cross Multiplication
Exchange Rate for a Day
What is Spot Rate
What is Forward Rate
What is Appreciation and Depreciation of Exchange Rate (Direct Quote)
What is Appreciation and Depreciation of Exchange Rate (Indirect Quote)
How to compute Appreciation and Depreciation of Exchange Rate
What are Swap Points?
Bonus Lecture - Discount Coupon Links for other Courses
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Instructor Biography

I am a Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.

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