Banglore city gets India's first sponsored finance lab, as IFIM Business School inaugurated the fully equipped lab amongst the business schools 'Prabhudas Lilladher Finance Lab'. This finance lab promises to help replicate, in every detail, the best trading rooms for financial capitals around the world, in turn helping the students gain a wider acceptance in the professional world.
The lab is designed to replicate the real life trading room. A ticker tape which displays the near live rates from the Bombay Stock Exchange is also installed next to the lab and brings to life live markets into the corridors of an academic institution, another first in this country.
The lab aims to provide students with their first experience in live trading in controlled academic environment of IFIM Business School. The courseware designed around the lab enables the student to learn the nuances of account opening, know our customers, demeteralisation equity trading, settlement, futures and option trading, institutional trading and more.
This lab contains 15 workstations for students, each of which is fully equipped with a plethora of software for live and simulated trading, technical analysis, fundamental analysis, predictive charting software package, portfolio management and information services subscriptions for providing students access to live information on the markets.
The 40 inch LCD displays in the lab would feature current financial market information, headlines, lab hours and other announcements. The lab will be further equipped with algorithmic trading platforms to enable the students to learn develop algorithms for automated trading.
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