What is Futures Market?
A futures exchange or futures market is a central financial exchange where people can trade standardized futures contracts; that is, a contract to buy specific quantities of a commodity or financial instrument at a specified price with delivery set at a specified time in the future. These types of contracts fall into the category of derivatives. Sharekhan Education offers education in how to trade futures in all the leading categories.
- Equity Index Futures
- Equity Stock Futures
- Commodity Futures
- India Currency Futures
The Benefits of Learning How to Trade Futures
Future contracts, because of the way they are structured and traded, have many inherent advantages over trading stocks.
1. Futures are Highly Leveraged Investments
2. Future Markets are Very Liquid.
3. Low Commissions and Execution Costs.
4. Can be used as a tool for diversification.
5. Highly regulated.
This product is suitable for clients with high risk appetite. Please refer to the Risk Disclosure document issued by SEBI before dealing on the Stock Exchanges.