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Vskills certification for Options Trader Professional assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for options and futures trading. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in …

Vskills certification for Options Trader Professional assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for options and futures trading. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in options basics, market-wide limits, price index, Black-Scholes option pricing model, PC ratio, strategic derivative tools, volatility, Delta, Options Trader strategies, long combo, long straddle, derivative risks, accounting and taxation of option trading

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  • 1. Certified Options Trader VS-1136
  • 2. Certified Options Trader www.vskills.in CCCCertifiedertifiedertifiedertified OptionsOptionsOptionsOptions TraderTraderTraderTrader Certification CodeCertification CodeCertification CodeCertification Code VS-1136 Vskills certification for Options Trader assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for options and futures trading. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in options basics, market-wide limits, price index, Black-Scholes option pricing model, PC ratio, strategic derivative tools, volatility, Delta, option trading strategies, long combo, long straddle, derivative risks, accounting and taxation of option trading Why should one take this certification?Why should one take this certification?Why should one take this certification?Why should one take this certification? This Course is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression. Earning Vskills Options Trader Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential. Who willWho willWho willWho will benefit from taking this certification?benefit from taking this certification?benefit from taking this certification?benefit from taking this certification? Job seekers looking to find employment in options and futures trading departments of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification. Test DetailsTest DetailsTest DetailsTest Details • Duration:Duration:Duration:Duration: 60 minutes • No. of questions:No. of questions:No. of questions:No. of questions: 50 • Maximum marks:Maximum marks:Maximum marks:Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%) There is no negative marking in this module. Fee StructureFee StructureFee StructureFee Structure Rs. 3,500/- (Includes all taxes) Companies that hire VskillsCompanies that hire VskillsCompanies that hire VskillsCompanies that hire Vskills CertifiedCertifiedCertifiedCertified OptionsOptionsOptionsOptions TraderTraderTraderTrader Options Traders are in great demand. Companies specializing in options or futures trading are constantly hiring skilled Options Traders. Various public and private companies also need Options Traders for their options and futures trading departments.
  • 3. Certified Options Trader www.vskills.in Table of ContentsTable of ContentsTable of ContentsTable of Contents 1.1.1.1. IntroductionIntroductionIntroductionIntroduction 1.1 Indian Derivatives Market: An Overview 1.2 What are Derivatives? 1.3 Evolution of Derivatives Market 1.4 Types of Derivatives 2.2.2.2. UnderstandingUnderstandingUnderstandingUnderstanding OptionOptionOptionOptionssss 2.1 Options: An Overview 2.2 Types of Options 2.3 Advantages of Options 2.4 Trading System 2.5 Procedure for Margin Collection 2.6 Types of Orders 2.7 Settlement Schedule for Option Contracts 2.8 Settlement Mechanism 2.9 Writing of Options 3.3.3.3. Option TradingOption TradingOption TradingOption Trading 3.1 Market-wide Limits 4.4.4.4. Price IndexPrice IndexPrice IndexPrice Index 4.1 What is Index? 4.2 Eligibility Criteria of Indices 4.3 Construction of Index 4.4 Desirable Attributes of an Index 5.5.5.5. Pricing Of OptionsPricing Of OptionsPricing Of OptionsPricing Of Options 5.1 Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model 5.2 Pricing of Equity Options 5.3 Pricing of Options on Dividend Paying Scripts 5.4 Binomial Model of Option Pricing 5.5 Pricing of Binomial Put Option 5.6 Binomial Multiple Period Model 6.6.6.6. StrategicStrategicStrategicStrategic DDDDerivative Toolserivative Toolserivative Toolserivative Tools 6.1 Put-call Parity 6.2 PC Ratio 6.3 Weighted PC Ratio 6.4 Volume PC Ratio 6.5 Tools to Measure Market Sentiment
  • 4. Certified Options Trader www.vskills.in 7.7.7.7. VolatilityVolatilityVolatilityVolatility 7.1 Types of Volatility 7.2 Estimating Volatility 7.3 Estimating Historical Volatility 7.4 Factors Affecting the Computation of Historical Volatility 7.5 Implied Volatility 7.6 Volatility Smile 7.7 GARCH 7.8 Impacts of Implied Volatility and Underlying Asset Price on Purchase of Options 7.9 Volatility Trading 7.10 NSE Volatility Index 7.11 Behavioral Study of Nifty Options Distress 7.12 Impacts of Events on Volatility-A Case Study 7.13 Comparative Study of the Behavior of Nifty and IT Stocks During an Event 7.14 Impact of Quarterly on Stock Futures 7.15 Volatility Skew 7.16 Stochastic Volatility 7.17 Volatility Arbitrage 7.18 Volatility Change 8.8.8.8. Option GreeksOption GreeksOption GreeksOption Greeks 8.1 Delta 8.2 Gamma 8.3 Vega 8.4 Theta 8.5 Rho 9.9.9.9. Option Trading StrategiesOption Trading StrategiesOption Trading StrategiesOption Trading Strategies 9.1 Advantages of Strategies 9.2 Buying Put Option 9.3 Bear Spread with Puts 9.4 Long Put Ratio Spread 9.5 Bear Spread with Call 9.6 Synthetic Short 9.7 Short Put Ladder 9.8 Long Combo 9.9 Long Call Christmas Trees 9.10 Short Put Albatross 9.11 Short Straddle versus Put 9.12 Short Strip with Calls 9.13 Long Guts 9.14 Long Call Ladder 9.15 Long Iron Butterfly 9.16 Long Put Spread versus Short Call 9.17 Basic Option Strategies 9.18 Trading Strategy Adopted by Nick Leeson
  • 5. Certified Options Trader www.vskills.in 9.19 Short Straddle 9.20 Long Straddle 9.21 Covered Call Writing 9.22 Probability 9.23 Spread Trading 9.24 Contango and Backwardation 9.25 Trading Strategies with Long -Term Options 9.26 Portfolio Hedging by Call Writing Portfolio Hedging Through Delta Hedge 9.27 Diagonal Spread 10.10.10.10. Market InformationMarket InformationMarket InformationMarket Information 10.1 Introduction 11.11.11.11. Risk In DerivativesRisk In DerivativesRisk In DerivativesRisk In Derivatives 11.1 Risk in Options 11.2 Is Writing Options a High Risky Strategy? 11.3 Classification of Risks 11.4 Elimination of Market Risk through Hedging 12.12.12.12. Accounting And Taxation Of Option TradingAccounting And Taxation Of Option TradingAccounting And Taxation Of Option TradingAccounting And Taxation Of Option Trading 12.1 Accounting Norms for Equity and Index Options 12.2 Charges in F&O Segment 12.3 Taxation of Derivatives 12.4 Income Tax
  • 6. Certified Options Trader www.vskills.in Sample QuestionsSample QuestionsSample QuestionsSample Questions 1.1.1.1. Standardized futures contracts exist for all of the following underlying assetsStandardized futures contracts exist for all of the following underlying assetsStandardized futures contracts exist for all of the following underlying assetsStandardized futures contracts exist for all of the following underlying assets except:except:except:except: A. Stock indexes. B. Treasury bonds. C. Gold. D. Common stocks. 2222.... Which one of the following actions will offset a long pWhich one of the following actions will offset a long pWhich one of the following actions will offset a long pWhich one of the following actions will offset a long position in a futures contractosition in a futures contractosition in a futures contractosition in a futures contract that expires in June?that expires in June?that expires in June?that expires in June? A. Sell a futures contract that expires in June. B. Hold the futures contract until it expires. C. Sell any futures contract, regardless of its expiration date. D. Buy any futures contract, regardless of its expiration date. 3333.... Which of the following does the most to reduce default risk for futures contracts?Which of the following does the most to reduce default risk for futures contracts?Which of the following does the most to reduce default risk for futures contracts?Which of the following does the most to reduce default risk for futures contracts? A. High liquidity. B. Flexible delivery arrangements. C. Flexible delivery arrangements. D. Marking to market. 4444.... Which of the following has the rWhich of the following has the rWhich of the following has the rWhich of the following has the right to sell an asset at a predetermined price?ight to sell an asset at a predetermined price?ight to sell an asset at a predetermined price?ight to sell an asset at a predetermined price? A. A call buyer. B. A put buyer. C. A put writer. D. A call writer. 5555.... Which of the following is most similar to a stock broker?Which of the following is most similar to a stock broker?Which of the following is most similar to a stock broker?Which of the following is most similar to a stock broker? A. Futures commission merchant. B. Local. C. Pit trader. D. Floor broker. Answers: 1 (D), 2 (A), 3 (D), 4 (B), 5 (A)

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