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  • How options trading could be fuelling a stock market bubble Jan 26, 2021 12:59 PM IST

    How options trading could be fuelling a stock market bubble

    Market speculation has reached a frenzied level not seen since the tail end of the dot-com boom two decades ago

  • NCDEX’s options trading incentive can help increase farmers’ income Nov 11, 2020 10:37 AM IST

    NCDEX’s options trading incentive can help increase farmers’ income

    The biggest advantage has been the hedging option provided by the derivative market

  • Funding the way out of buy options to trade rise after rise: Shubham Agarwal Aug 01, 2020 08:36 AM IST

    Funding the way out of buy options to trade rise after rise: Shubham Agarwal

    Options are the ideal instrument to resort to in situations like today after the Nifty reversed 70% of the drop caused by COVID-19 and is still standing strong.

  • Coronavirus lockdown triggers rush of new retail investors into the stock markets Jul 17, 2020 09:31 AM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown triggers rush of new retail investors into the stock markets

    New investors are putting their money into options, which offer high returns but are riskier. Analysts attribute their affinity to low margin requirements and ease of executing the trade

  • F&O expiry week strategy: Deploy a protective hedge via Nifty Bear Put Spread Apr 27, 2020 08:09 AM IST

    F&O expiry week strategy: Deploy a protective hedge via Nifty Bear Put Spread

    Bear Put spread is a moderately bearish strategy. The strategy is built by Buying a Put close to the current market price of the underlying and Selling the same expiry Put but of a strike lower than the Put bought.

  • Make these three adjustments to your trade to improve risk-reward profile Apr 25, 2020 02:31 PM IST

    Make these three adjustments to your trade to improve risk-reward profile

    As COVID-19 pandemic turns the entire market more headline-driven than driven by solid economic data. The moves upward or downward become vulnerable to reversals and respite.

  • 'Can go slightly risk-averse; deploy Bank Nifty Modified Call Butterfly Spread' Apr 20, 2020 09:28 AM IST

    'Can go slightly risk-averse; deploy Bank Nifty Modified Call Butterfly Spread'

    Modified Call Butterfly is a 4-legged strategy where 1 lot of Call close to current underlying level is bought against that 2 lots of higher strike calls.

  • Explained: 6 ways to deal with fall in trading volumes Apr 08, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    Explained: 6 ways to deal with fall in trading volumes

    In the last few days, trading volumes have fallen across segments, causing havoc among traders. In this article, we will examine the effects of this, and what precautions we can take to decrease our risks.

  • 'Keep trades limited and protected amid COVID-19; deploy Nifty Modified Put Butterfly spread' Apr 07, 2020 07:19 AM IST

    'Keep trades limited and protected amid COVID-19; deploy Nifty Modified Put Butterfly spread'

    Considering the unpredictability of the pandemic, it makes sense to keep the trades limited and protected. Hence, Modified Butterfly on monthly series options is advised.

  • Trading expensive options amid COVID-19 uncertainties - here’s what you need to know Mar 28, 2020 01:06 PM IST

    Trading expensive options amid COVID-19 uncertainties - here’s what you need to know

    The Back ratios are typically known for their pro-volatility characteristics. Here, we have a forecast that we could have a big move in a day or two.

  • What should investors do today? Avoid trading pandemic-driven uncertainties Mar 23, 2020 11:44 AM IST

    What should investors do today? Avoid trading pandemic-driven uncertainties

    Empirically such periods have ended in prolonged calmer times. Till such signs come into trade analytics with a drop in Implied Volatility, it would be wise to await an opportunity instead of venturing into a trade.

  • Higher implied volatility amid COVID-19 fear: Use these 3 modifications while ‘writing’ trades Mar 21, 2020 12:39 PM IST

    Higher implied volatility amid COVID-19 fear: Use these 3 modifications while ‘writing’ trades

    Writing Options and covering the Option Buyer is equally difficult as the possibility of any unforeseen, unexpected rises a lot. This makes the Option Writing a lot riskier.

  • Hedge your trading positions by deploying ‘Bear Put Spread’ on Nifty: Shubham Agarwal Mar 02, 2020 12:14 PM IST

    Hedge your trading positions by deploying ‘Bear Put Spread’ on Nifty: Shubham Agarwal

    Trapped Option Writers may extrapolate weakness if any in the coming days. Hence, an index hedge is advised with bear Put spread on Nifty profiting from the extension of the ongoing meltdown.

  • 'Nifty may breach 12,000 on downside in expiry week; deploy Bear Put Spread' Feb 24, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    'Nifty may breach 12,000 on downside in expiry week; deploy Bear Put Spread'

    Bear Put Strategy is built by Buying a Put close to the current market price of the underlying and selling the same expiry Put but of a strike lower than the Put bought.

  • Adhere to these 3 rules while making Option Writing a permanent part of your strategy Feb 23, 2020 09:46 AM IST

    Adhere to these 3 rules while making Option Writing a permanent part of your strategy

    Historically, we have seen that equities as an asset class have outperformed in a trending market. But, it is equally important to learn an art of option writing, especially in the ‘non-directional’ one

  • Use structured ‘Option Trading’ for steady returns; here are 3 factors to keep in mind Feb 08, 2020 12:21 PM IST

    Use structured ‘Option Trading’ for steady returns; here are 3 factors to keep in mind

    Options trading is more and more becoming an integral part of trading especially after benchmark indices topped global charts for highest Options Volumes.

  • The proposed new derivative margining system can be a game changer Jan 15, 2020 09:47 AM IST

    The proposed new derivative margining system can be a game changer

    It would encourage hedged trades, making the derivative markets safer

  • Nooruddin Fidai | Creating magic out of moving averages Dec 15, 2019 09:16 AM IST

    Nooruddin Fidai | Creating magic out of moving averages

    Moving average based trading is one of the simplest form of trend trading but has been lost in the maze of new indicators. Nooruddin Fidai, one of the respected names in moving average based trading demystifies his art.

  • What to look forward to at this year's Traders Carnival Dec 03, 2019 06:20 PM IST

    What to look forward to at this year's Traders Carnival

    The annual Traders Carnival is being held in Coimbatore and will capture the changing market dynamics. Live trading, expiry day trading, currency and commodity traders will be showcasing their skills.

  • How Vishal Mehta undertook a journey from discretionary to system trading for consistent gains Nov 30, 2019 03:59 PM IST

    How Vishal Mehta undertook a journey from discretionary to system trading for consistent gains

    Mental discipline, rather than technical analysis and strategies is the main challenge in becoming a successful trader. Vishal Mehta crossed that hurdle when he moved from discretionary to system trading.

  • Nifty closed above 11,000-11,050: Is it a breakout or another gyration? Sep 15, 2019 09:46 AM IST

    Nifty closed above 11,000-11,050: Is it a breakout or another gyration?

    Situations like these where there is strong consensus seem to have been built against the range breakouts, trading against the tide for that minor possibility of a very big move becomes very difficult

  • Abhinand Basavaraj: Optimising the power of compounding for consistent profits Sep 11, 2019 07:34 AM IST

    Abhinand Basavaraj: Optimising the power of compounding for consistent profits

    Abhinand Basavaraj shows how trading success can be achieved by working in isolation, progressively combining technical analysis with strong risk management and optimum sizing learnt after each trading mistake

  • By adding options to trading, investors can even make gyrations a profitable trade Sep 07, 2019 08:45 AM IST

    By adding options to trading, investors can even make gyrations a profitable trade

    The series of ups and downs in any direction makes trading worth

  • Jyoti Budhia on her trading strategies and what it takes to become a professional trader Aug 04, 2019 03:37 PM IST

    Jyoti Budhia on her trading strategies and what it takes to become a professional trader

    Jyoti Budhia trades options in a way that is rarely seen among options traders.

  • How investors can protect their portfolio or even make money in a falling market  Aug 01, 2019 09:28 AM IST

    How investors can protect their portfolio or even make money in a falling market 

    Hedging strategies and shorting the market can help investors ride out the storm

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