Learning Resources


History of Foreign Exchange

  • Gold Standard
  • Main Stages of Recent Foreign Exchange Development
  • Important landmarks of Currency Markets

Foreign Exchange Basics

  • Rates of Exchange
  • Primary and Counter Currency
  • What is a market maker
  • Bid/Offer Rate
  • Middle Rate
  • Cross Rates
  • Factors affecting exchange rate fluctuations
  • Supply and demand
  • The Balance of Payments
  • Confidence and speculation
  • Central bank intervention
  • Exchange Control
  • Interest rate differentials
  • Leads and Lags
  • Hot Money
  • Major Currencies
  • Fixed, Floating and Dirty Float
  • Trading Terminology

Foreign Exchange Risks

  • Effect of fluctuations in exchange rates: exposure and foreign exchange risk
  • Exchange Rate Risk
  • Interest Rate Risk
  • Credit Risk
  • Country Risk
  • How to manage your risk

Kinds of Foreign Exchange Market

Currency markets in india

  • Product Specification
  • Uses of Currency Futures at NSE
  • Membership
  • Clearing,Settlement and Risk Management

Fundamental Analysis

  • Economic Fundamentals: Theories of Exchange Rate Determination
  • Economic Indicators
  • Financial and Sociopolitical Factors

Technical Analysis

  • The Fundamentals of Technical Analysis
  • Types of charts
  • Trends, Support and Resistance
  • Trend Reversal Patterns
  • Trend Continuation Patterns
  • Gaps
  • Fibonacci Analysis and Elliott Waves Theory
  • The Elliott Waves


  • Role of Treasury
  • Front Office
  • Back Office
  • Credit Control
  • Investment Bank
  • Largest Full Service Investment Banks that hire Foreign Exchange Traders and Analyst

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