Online Trading Academy Collaborates with Sharekhan for Trader Education

Originally published on, October 22, 2010.

Online Trading Academy, a world leader in professional trader education, has signed a pact with Sharekhan, one of India's leading retail broking houses, to provide its trading and investing education to customers in India. They have the largest global network of 33 financial education centers, having presence in the USA, Canada, UK, UAE, and Singapore and have now launched its 34th financial education center at the Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel in Mumbai.

Online Trading Academy has a world presence, having partnered with leading exchanges such as the NASDAQ, the CME group, and the NYSE Liffe. As part of the course, their students have to trade live during markets hours with real money given by the academy. All trading costs and losses, if any, incurred in trades executed by students are borne by the academy. The students in India will be able to trade in live markets in the classroom, through Sharekhan's online platform - TradeTiger.

Sharekhan will offer discounts on brokerage to student traders of the academy till their entire tuition fees are fully reimbursed. This unique feature will essentially make the classes free for the students of Online Trading Academy.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. John O'Donnell, Chief Knowledge Officer - Online Trading Academy said, "We are very happy to collaborate with India's leading online retail broking house. Our unique approach towards professional trader education will help create a distinctive learning platform for traders as well as potential traders in India and help them learn the skills necessary to trade consistently and profitably."

During the press conference, Mr. Tarun Shah, CEO - Sharekhan said, "This is a milestone in Sharekhan's history. Partnering with a world leaders in professional trader education will benefit enrolled students to trade with skill and confidence. The in-depth course module coupled with real time trading will enhance professional skill sets."

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