Bored with trading in stocks? Derivatives are an exciting financial instrument to take your trading portfolio to the next level. Futures and options are types of derivatives, a contract between two parties whose value is based on the agreed-upon underlying asset. While this may sound complex, the right knowledge can help you capitalize on the many advantages futures and options have over plain vanilla equities.
On this Conversational Masterclass, our finance whiz Viral Shah, Principal at IIFL Wealth, breaks down the intriguing world of futures and options.
Pilot - Krishnan Hariharan [ 01:17 ]
Introduction to the Podcast
Fundamentals of Derivatives - Ashutosh Ghanekar [ 34:31 ]
Fundamentals of Derivatives
Derivative segments in India were introduced two decades ago as a replacement of the 'badla mechanism'. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is known as the world's leading derivatives exchange market. In this episode, we cover the first principles one needs to know before getting into the derivatives markets. We cover the history behind it, definitions, types of derivatives traded on the NSE, process of participation, the basic difference between futures & options, and more.
Winning in Derivatives Trading - Ashutosh Ghanekar [ 17:40 ]
Winning in Derivatives Trading
The complexity of derivatives can sometimes lead to misapplication, resulting in potentially large losses. In this episode, we chat about the mechanics of trading the right way. We discuss how and when to start, managing a portfolio along with the broker, minimizing risk, futures vs options, and more. Also shared are top three tips for winning in derivatives.
Beyond Equity Derivatives - Ashutosh Ghanekar [ 30:09 ]
Beyond Equity Derivatives
In this episode, we help you comprehend the larger world of the derivatives market besides equity. We delve deep into, different types of Futures & Options available such as commodity, currency, and interest rates derivatives. We also shed light on managing risks, compliance, and how to best optimize trading.