During this module, you will learn about the key equity market players and products, the IPO and rights issues processes, how the market values equities, how the market evaluates equity returns, key equity indices and the calculations for price-weighted and market-weighted indices, and the main order types in the equity markets.

4 hours of video content.
Estimated 8 hours to complete.


  • Identify the key players and products in the equity markets
  • Explain the key steps in an IPO process for various types of IPO
  • Carry out rights issue calculations
  • Evaluate key equity valuation methods and interpret their output
  • Explain how equity returns are calculated
  • Calculate price-weighted and market-weighted equity indices
  • Explain key market order types and the workings of central limit order books


Complete topics step by step or jump to any of the below at any time.

  • Introduction to equity markets
  • Equity types
  • IPO and other forms of capital raise
  • Rights issues
  • Equity valuation
  • Equity research
  • Dividends and capital appreciation
  • Equity returns
  • Beta
  • Short-selling
  • Hedge funds strategies
  • Indices
  • CLOB
  • Equity trading conventions


This course is open to all. To maximize the benefit of this course we recommend an understanding of financial statements and Microsoft Excel.


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