NISM Series VIII Equity Derivatives Preparation and Registration
Programme aims to enable a better understanding of various derivatives products available in equity derivatives markets, regulations and risks associated with the products and the exchange mechanisms of clearing and settlement. The examination also covers knowledge competencies related to the understanding of the financial structure in India and the importance of the different rules and regulations governing the Indian securities market, especially those related to the equity derivatives segment.
On successful completion of the examination the candidate should:
• Know the basics of the Indian equity derivatives market.
• Understand the various trading strategies that can be built using futures and options on both stocks and stock indices.
• Understand the clearing, settlement and risk management as well as the operational mechanism related to equity derivatives markets.
• Know the regulatory environment in which the equity derivatives markets operate in India.