Introducing the financial markets
Ideal as a first step into the world of trading, this course takes you on a tour of the financial markets – including shares, indices, forex and commodities – equipping you with the essentials every trader needs to know. You’ll discover how each market operates, what drives it, and most importantly how you might capitalise on its movements. But before that, we’ll answer the most fundamental question of all: what is financial trading, and why would you want to do it?

What are equities?
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    A share is a unit of ownership in a company
    Companies offer shares to raise money, usually to invest back in the business
    Share prices are influenced by: supply and demand, earnings figures and market sentiment

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