Now, Trading Education for Indian Investors

Originally published on, October 22, 2010.

Online Trading Academy, a world leader in professional trader education, has entered into an agreement with India’s leading financial services provider, Sharekhan, for providing 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 is the world’s most trusted name in trader education having partnered with leading exchanges such as the NASDAQ, the CME group, and the NYSE Liffe.

As part of the course, the 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.

This distinctive and hands-on coaching style gives it a unique edge and speaks volumes for its sound education system and risk management practices.

Speaking on the occasion, 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.”

In a media interaction, 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.”

Globally, Online Trading Academy has partnerships with leading online broking firms such as TradeStation, FXSolutions, Questrade, etc.

‘The students in India will be able to trade in live markets in the classroom, through Sharekhan’s online platform – TradeTiger,’ a joint statement said.

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.

The academy also distinguishes itself from other training institutes by allowing their students to repeat the same class at ‘no extra cost’ for innumerable times. This will help the students to perfect the art of trading and become ace traders themselves.

Online Trading Academy has a community of thousands of students who have learned to trade with the skill and confidence of professional traders. Their classes cover a spectrum of trading styles and asset classes from different trading techniques to active investing, for stocks, exchange traded funds, options, equity futures, commodities and forex.

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