Forex Basics (Professional Course Level)

Ca Raja Natarajan, Chartered Accountant

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24 Videos (1h 19m)
    • Introduction

    • Exchange Rate

    • Direct Quote

    • Indirect Quote

    • Link between Direct Quote and Indirect Quote

    • Examples for Direct Quote and Indirect Quote

    • Foreign Exchange Market

    • American Term and European Terms

    • Examples for Americal Term and European Term

    • Bid Rate and Ask Rate

    • Two Way Quote

    • Selecting Appropriate Rate

    • Spread

    • How to convert a Two Way Quote

    • Illustration to understand Two Way Quote

    • Cross Rate and Cross Multiplication

    • Illustration for Cross Rate and Cross Multiplication

    • Exchange Rate for a Day

    • What is Spot Rate

    • What is Forward Rate

    • What is Appreciation and Depreciation of Exchange Rate (Direct Quote)

    • What is Appreciation and Depreciation of Exchange Rate (Indirect Quote)

    • How to compute Appreciation and Depreciation of Exchange Rate

    • What are Swap Points?


About This Class

This course is about Forex Basics.

This course will have far reach to any one who is interested in knowing about International Finance and the related Forex Transactions.

Every business, which has cross border transactions, are exposed to risks and volatilities of International Finance. The cross border transactions can be in the form of Sales, Purchases, Investments, Loans, Advances, etc.

Hence, it becomes crucial for every business owner, every Finance Manager to have knowledge in International Finance.

The advent of "Floating Exchange Trade" in 1970s has brought significant changes in the International Market and had made the foreign exchange markets more volatile and riskier. Hence, one should have sound knowledge on the fundamentals of the Foreign Exchange Market and this course teaches you that.

In this course, you would be learning

a) What is Domestic Currency?

b) What is Foreign Currency?

c) What is Exchange Rate?

d) What is Direct Quote?

e) What is Indirect Quote?

f) What is the link between Direct Quote and Indirect Quote?

g) What is Foreign Exchange Market?

h) What is American Term and European Term?

I) What is Bid?

j) What is Ask?

k) What is Spread?

l) How to convert two way quotes?

m) What is Cross Rate?

n) What is Forward Rate?

o) What is Appreciation and Depreciation of Currency?

p) How to compute Appreciation and Depreciation of Currency?

q) What are swap points?

This course is presented in simple language with examples.

This course has video lectures (with writings on Black / Green Board). You would feel you are attending a real class.

This course is structured in self paced learning style. You would require good internet connection for interruption free learning process.

You have to go through the videos leisurely to grab the concepts with clarity.

Take this course to gain strong hold on the Fundamentals of International Finance.






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Ca Raja Natarajan

Chartered Accountant

I am a Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy and Cost and Management Accountancy students in Ernakulam,India. and I teach 100+ Finance, Accounts, Costing, Banking, Credit Analysis, Statistics, etc. in Skillshare.  

I also hold

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune
  2. Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice.

During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in

a) Financial Analysis

b) Risk Assessment

c) Viability Study

d) Evaluating business models

e) Project Finance

f) Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like

a) Project Finance

b) Credit Risk Assessment

c) Entrepreneurship Development

d) Finance for Non Finance Executives

e) Burning Desire for Entrepreneurship

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.