Before discussing the technicalities of the subject, the speaker mentioned that stock markets are all about handling emotions. Further he talked about the role of various participants involved in the process ranging from SEBI, Brokers and Clearing houses. The cycle of stock market was then explained which comprises various stages such as Euphoria, Skepticism, Pessimism etc. Beginning the discussion on fundamental analysis, the speaker highlighted the top down and bottom up approaches. The overall objective in fundamental analysis is to evaluate the strength of the company by means of financial statements, financial metrics and business trends. The relevance of valuation ratios such as P/E ratio and Earnings per share was emphasized upon.
On technical analysis front, the audience was introduced to the concepts of Japanese candlestick formation. Apart from several other concepts, most importantly, the audience was given a number of valuable trading and investing tips from the experts. The students had an opportunity to experience real time trading which enabled them to apply the learnt concepts. The two day session concluded with a panel discussion and freewheeling queries from the audience.
Report prepared by:
MBA Batch of 2013
PR & Media Cell