Overview

The Program would develop your understanding of important market trends, market regimes & build your ability to conceptualize trading strategies spanning multiple asset classes using our professional trading framework.

The participant would learn key trading strategies, trend identification, robust risk management techniques & effective position management that would help the participant time the markets effectively.

Faculty

Harjeet Singh

MS – Stanford, PGDBM (Business Mangement)- XLRI, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CMT

Harjeet has a rich and varied experience in leading Investment Banks, Commercial Banks & Consulting Firms such as Nomura, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Standard Chartered and Accenture Consulting. He is currently consulting at the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs in Capital Markets Policy formation.

He has been a Visiting Faculty at leading B-schools and educational institutions such as Christ University, Jamnalal Bajaj, NMIMS, NISM, NIFM etc.

Dr. Amarjeet Singh

CAIA, MSCI, CMT

Dr. Amarjeet has vast experience in Finance, Financial Markets, Asset Management & Taxation. He has held senior positions in Fund Management, Research & Derivatives desks at leading fund houses & brokerages.

He has been invited as Guest Speaker on leading business channels such as CNBC, NDTV-Profit, ZEE-Biz. He has also been a Visiting Faculty at leading B-schools such as Jamnalal Bajaj, SP Jain Global, XLRI, etc.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Proprietary Traders
  • Derivatives Strategists/Analysts
  • Market Makers
  • Arbitragers
  • Brokers
  • Fund Managers
  • Quantitative Strategists/Researchers

Course Content

MODULE 1.1 PROFESSIONAL FUTURES TRADING

  • Futures Contracts and Conventions
  • Settlement Mechanisms
  • Market Analysis and Inter-Market Relationships
  • Open Interest based strategies
  • Position Sizing and Management
  • Trading Approaches for Futures Trading

MODULE 1.2 SYSTEMATIC TRADING STRATEGIES

  • Quantitative Trading strategies
  • Long/Short Market Neutral
  • Technical Analysis strategies
  • Statistical Arbitrage strategies
  • Index Replication strategies
  • Options Trading strategies
  • Volatility Trading strategies

MODULE 1.3 TRADING USING TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

  • Identification of major and intermediate trends
  • Technical Breakouts, Stops & Retracements
  • Major Reversal & Continuation Patterns
  • Fibonacci based Retracement systems & Trading strategies
  • Elliot Waves & Trading strategies – Directional Momentum Strategies
  • Oscillators & Strategies

MODULE 1.4 : INTEGRATING THE TRADE

  • Understanding Trading styles
  • Position Sizing
  • Order Management
  • Multiple Time Frame Analysis
  • Multiple and Inter Market Analysis
  • Relative Strength Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Building a Systematic Trading Plan

MODULE 2.1: INTRODUCTION TO PRICE ACTION STRATEGY

  • What is Price Action
  • Interpreting price action
  • Understanding Demand and Supply Zones
  • Identifying and Applying zones
  • How to calculate reward to risk ratio on a trade

MODULE 2.2: PRICE ACTION STRATEGY SETUPS

  • Entry and Exit using Price Action strategies
  • Understanding reward-risk ratio of a trade
  • Understanding highly successful trade setups
  • Momentum Breakout and strategies
  • Momentum Breakdown and strategies
  • Zonal Retracement setups and strategies

MODULE 2.3 :  USING PRICE ACTION STRATEGIES WITH TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

  • Integrating Price Action setup for high probability trades using Moving Average – Average True Range – Bollinger Bands
  • Oscillators and strategies – Time Zones – Trading Gaps

MODULE 2.4: PRICE ACTION EMPLOYING OPTION STRATEGIES

  • Understanding Market regimes and which Option Strategies to use
  • Understanding when to use Long/Short Option Strategies
  • How to Time and Leg various Option strategies using Price Action
  • Risk Management and Position Management of Option Strategies using Price Action
  • Position Sizing on Options Positions using Price Action
  • Enhancing Risk/Reward for Option Strategies

MODULE 3.1 : INTRODUCTION TO ALGORITHMIC TRADING

  • Concept
  • Market Structures
  • Evolution of Algorithmic Trading
  • Types of Algorithmic Trading strategies
  • Life cycle of Algorithmic Trading
  • Algorithmic Trading Architecture

MODULE 3.2: ALGORITHMIC EXECUTION STRATEGIES

  • Market Microstructure and concepts
  • Order Book Dynamics
  • Algorithmic Trading Dynamics
  • VWAP/TWAP/Implementation Shortfall
  • HFT Algorithms – Other HFT strategies

MODULE 3.3 STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT, BACKTEST-OPTIMIZE

  • Conceptualization of trading strategy
  • How to develop strategy
  • Trading Performance Indicators
  • Back testing Trading strategy
  • Strategy Optimization
  • Creating Portfolio strategy basket
  • Simulating markets and strategies

MODULE 3.4 Infrastructure/Deployment

  • Architectural Design
  • Unit Testing modules
  • Operational considerations and pitfalls
  • Error Handling
  • Algorithmic Deployment

Program Delivery

The delivery methodology is classroom-based, involving powerful, detailed & interactive lectures combined with live/simulated trading sessions focusing on market analysis & trade execution.

Program Dates & Venue

28-29th April 2018 in Mumbai

Programme Fee

Course Duration

2 Days

Timings

10 am to 5 pm

Program Fee

Rs. 35,000  + GSTper participant

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