Algo Trading: Basic Concepts & Strategies


In India, almost 50% of the trading of the total volume is done by Algos, whereas globally, this data is 75-80%! But as you know, we’re not the masters of this trade. So, we got you someone who is!

1 Modules

30 min


Course Outline

What will you learn - 

  • What is Algo trading, History, Benefits
  • Forms of Algo Trading
  • Algo Lifecycle
  • Infrastructure
  • Algo Strategies

About Course

In India, there is a huge scope to grow and learn trading by applying different algo strategies. And enabling you to make informed financial decisions has forever been our priority.

So, we invited a brilliant expert, Sonam Srivastava, to teach you all about it!



Sonam Srivastava is a Quantitative Investment Management & Trading Professional with more than nine years of experience. She is an IIT Kanpur graduate with a Masters in Financial Engineering from Worldquant University. She has worked in Portfolio Management roles at HSBC and Qplum and as an Algorithmic Trader at Edelweiss and Forefront Capital. (Told you, she’s brilliant!)


Who is this course for?

  • Algo Traders
  • Students from finance domain
  • Day Traders
  • Data Scientists 
  • Any individual who has basic knowledge of technical analysis and understands the basics of trading in the markets 

What you will get?





Course Syllabus

  • How to trade using the Algo Strategies


Need answers? Find them here

There are no prerequisites for the course. However, it would be helpful if you first go throughout "Basics of Technical Analysis" as it would help you understand basics of Stock Market. 

Quick, quicker, quickest! This course falls under the sprint category and can be completed in 30 min duration.

In this course, you will understand what algo trading is, how it works & the different algo strategies. 

No, you do not need to install any specific software for this course. However, it is advised for a user to have an active Internet connection and an updated web browser for a seamless learning experience.

Finology provides you with an opportunity to access all its tools and courses by subscribing to Finology One. Hence, you can access this course as long as your subscription to Finology One is active.

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