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Introduction to Financial Markets

This course is a part of Financial Markets and Investment Strategy, a 5-course Specialization series from Coursera.

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 course is designed to help students with very little or no finance background to learn the basics of investments.
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Rating 4.4 based on 176 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Aug 19 (2 days ago)
Cost $79
From Indian School of Business via Coursera
Instructor Vaidya Nathan
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Business
Tags Social Sciences Business Finance Economics

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great course in 17 reviews

Thank you Great Course if you are looking for an overview of financial markets.

Great course for the beginners.

Otherwise great course, thank you.

Great course to get the basics right.

Great Course Anyone who is willing to kick start learning finance must go for this course.

This was a great course for a complete beginner.

4 Stars because 2 videos don't have audio in them(in between of the videos) else the course is just awesome Great course!!!

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for a beginner in 10 reviews

For a beginner like me, this course was indeed instrumental in getting me on the level ground with other investors and boost me up wit a confidence to start my own investment portfolio.

This course will be most suited for a beginner audience or a the group of people who want to strengthen the fundamentals of value investing.Also, wanted to make a note on Prof. Vaidyanathan who has put together this wonderful course and takes us through the course like a breeze.

For a beginner and an amateur, this is a great course.

Awesome Course For a beginner with next to zero knowledge on Financial markets, this course was of perfect depth to start with.

Great course for a beginner Great kickoff to the world of finance !

Very good for a beginner.

This course is the best possible course for a beginner .Taught me a lot .

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course for beginners in 8 reviews

The course is good for beginners Prof has a huge and wide knowledge of subject, and teaches in more interactive way then other teachers Good course for beginners in financial markets.

Gives insight to financial markets to starters, presentation is easy to digest, very useful to beginners Ie nsIht A very good course for beginners.

Excellent course for beginners.

Very Helpful :) Good place to begin finance for the non financials Thoroughly enjoyed the course work all through the sessions thank you very much sir I dont like the course, it does not meet my requirements Great course for beginners and amazing content to kick start something new in this domain..loved it!And for sure I am going for the second course.

Short, Crisp & Effective learning for a beginner best course Really a very good course for Beginners This course was extremely informative to me, as a complete beginner.

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about financial markets in 4 reviews

It gives you all introductory information about Financial Markets.

Excellent course for beginners to learn about financial markets.

Thanks very useful course for start trading and to know about financial markets Excellent course imparted by a hands-on person.

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easy to understand in 3 reviews

Very easy to understand the lecturer, he was very clear and organized in communication.

great course It was very easy to understand and has a lot of good information.I would recoment this to anyone interested in the Financial market.Only downside is that some of the videoes have sound issues, nothing major but a bit annoying that there is a buzzing sound while he is talking.

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terms and concepts in 3 reviews

The instructor makes basic financial terms and concepts easy to grasp.

Very friendly in learning.... Take enough time out to go and deeply understand the terms and concepts explained...

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Indian School of Business

Rating 4.4 based on 176 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Aug 19 (2 days ago)
Cost $79
From Indian School of Business via Coursera
Instructor Vaidya Nathan
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Business
Tags Social Sciences Business Finance Economics

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