|Course Code||Course Fees||Course Duration||Duration Per Session||Total Sessions|
|IMFA-104||USD 100||10 Hours||2 Hours||5|
The objective of the course is to provide basic skills related to operate in stock and bond market and the ways of investing in it. It will enable the student to take up investment in stock and bond markets independently.
Concept of Investment; Types of Assets: Real Assets and Financial Assets; Equity Shares, IPO/FPO, Bonds; Investment Process; Financial Markets and the Economy; Major Participants in Financial Markets; Risk-Return Trade Off; Ethical issues in investing
Meaning of Stocks; Features of Stocks; Types of Stocks: Common and Preferred Stocks; Sources of Financial Information; Role of Stock Exchange; Stock Exchanges; Buying and Selling of Stocks: Using Brokerage and Analysts’ Recommendations, Online trading of stocks
Meaning of Bonds, Features of Bonds, Types of Bonds: Treasury Notes and Bonds, Inflation-Protected Treasury Bonds, Federal Agency Bonds, International Bonds, Municipal Bonds, Corporate Bonds, Mortgages and Mortgages-backed Securities; Security Market: Market Participants; Trading Securities; Security Market Indices