• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

Learn the general concepts of financial markets and economy.  You will see the difference between primary and secondary markets and learn about markets for different products. You will also look at various economic Indicators and their influence on the markets. 

After completing this course, you will have a much stronger background of financial markets and ready to go to the next stage in the Specialization. 

This Introduction to Financial Markets offered by Coursera in partnership with Indian School of Business is designed to help students with very little or no finance background to learn the basics of investments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 10 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Equity Markets
  • Currency Markets
  • Fixed Income Markets
  • Macroeconomic Fundamentals

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Beginner Level

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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