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  • Technical View: Nifty end below 14,700; India VIX rises 15% Feb 22, 2021 04:57 PM IST

    Technical View: Nifty end below 14,700; India VIX rises 15%

    Short-term traders are advised to consider fresh shorting only on close below 14600 levels, said Mazhar Mohammad of Chartviewindia.in

  • SEBI cracks a joke by imposing a Rs 6 crore fine on NSE Oct 22, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    SEBI cracks a joke by imposing a Rs 6 crore fine on NSE

    The least the market regulator can do is impose the ‘Disgorgement of unlawful profit’ order on such offenders, which would mean collecting the unlawful profits

  • Sandeep Rao: The journey from professor to a successful trader Sep 30, 2020 09:27 PM IST

    Sandeep Rao: The journey from professor to a successful trader

    Find out more about his journey to understand how he managed the mechanics of index movement to trade successfully.

  • US stock options data suggests it’s time to be cautious Sep 17, 2020 01:24 PM IST

    US stock options data suggests it’s time to be cautious

    In India too retail investors have piled on to options trading, but there’s nothing new about that

  • Ajay Tyagi’s report card has more hits than misses, except for some recent decisions Aug 07, 2020 09:39 AM IST

    Ajay Tyagi’s report card has more hits than misses, except for some recent decisions

    Keeping the markets functioning smoothly during the lockdown period will go down as one of his biggest achievements

  • Optimal application of options in low Implied Volatility times Jun 06, 2020 04:05 PM IST

    Optimal application of options in low Implied Volatility times

    Different regimes of IV gives different opportunities, hence optimizing on those with different option trading approaches is always profitable than having one standard approach.

  • Handling volatility in options premiums while trading direction Apr 18, 2020 02:09 PM IST

    Handling volatility in options premiums while trading direction

    The most talked-about India VIX index is often used as a proxy to the Implied Volatility of Nifty Options. Nifty went lower and VIX went higher and the other way round in the recent bounce.

  • Nifty down over 7% in a week: Time to go contra? Here are a few strategies Mar 01, 2020 09:52 AM IST

    Nifty down over 7% in a week: Time to go contra? Here are a few strategies

    The best possible solution to go contra is to have a synthetic call in a place where one goes long on futures and buys a Put of a strike slightly lower than the current market price.

  • 'Deploy Bank Nifty hedge via Bear Put Spread in the Budget week' Jan 27, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    'Deploy Bank Nifty hedge via Bear Put Spread in the Budget week'

    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.

  • January series expiry week: Top 4 caveats for trading day after expiry day Jan 26, 2020 08:33 AM IST

    January series expiry week: Top 4 caveats for trading day after expiry day

    As a monthly event for all the underlying stocks as of now, ‘Expiry’ changes a lot of equations and is capable of a momentary upsetting a well-established order.

  • 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

  • How to trade cheaper options? You can consider these 3 modifications while trading Dec 30, 2019 09:46 AM IST

    How to trade cheaper options? You can consider these 3 modifications while trading

    Higher premiums are attributed to higher implied volatility and lower premiums are attributed to lower implied volatility.

  • Compulsory physical settlement is another blow by SEBI to retail traders Sep 27, 2019 09:23 AM IST

    Compulsory physical settlement is another blow by SEBI to retail traders

    The move will result in increased volatility and speculation in the week before expiry

  • Hold tight, as tide is turning; Smart money moving from largecaps to midcaps Jul 29, 2019 11:35 AM IST

    Hold tight, as tide is turning; Smart money moving from largecaps to midcaps

    Technically, on an intraday basis, the market is diverging positively and forming "inverted head and shoulders", which is an indication of a likely shift in short term trend of the market.

  • Sell Nifty between 11,750 and 11,770 keeping stop loss at 11,820: Kotak Securities Jul 15, 2019 11:05 AM IST

    Sell Nifty between 11,750 and 11,770 keeping stop loss at 11,820: Kotak Securities

    Except pharmaceuticals, other indices are indicating weakness and one should be cautious in adding long positions at higher levels

  • 'Nifty can fall to 11,425; create short positions by buying Put options' Jul 08, 2019 09:26 AM IST

    'Nifty can fall to 11,425; create short positions by buying Put options'

    Except for Nifty PSU bank and Nifty FMCG other indices are showing signs of weakness. Select stocks from above indices should be added on declines with a medium-term view

  • Policy | MF play in commodities is a welcome step, but are fund houses ready? May 23, 2019 08:00 AM IST

    Policy | MF play in commodities is a welcome step, but are fund houses ready?

    Investing in commodities comes with its share of risks. Without an active options market, exposure to the futures market can be a dicey proposition.   

  • Markets | How to trade the election verdict on May 23 May 14, 2019 09:56 AM IST

    Markets | How to trade the election verdict on May 23

    Here are some options strategies that take into account all 3 post-election scenarios: a strong Modi government; a weak Modi government; and if no alliance/party gets a clear majority

  • Hold to hold investments peacefully with the help of Options May 11, 2019 03:39 PM IST

    Hold to hold investments peacefully with the help of Options

    Events in equity markets are like death and taxes a certainty that comes every once in a while, and brings with itself bouts of volatility.

  • How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade Apr 20, 2019 10:07 AM IST

    How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade

    Butterfly fits as a correct strategy, hence would like urge you to have Butterfly as a Strategy in your option artillery as it could come very handy at times.

  • Options data suggests probability of Nifty50 moving towards 11,500 is higher Mar 10, 2019 08:11 AM IST

    Options data suggests probability of Nifty50 moving towards 11,500 is higher

    Open interest addition is well distributed in 28000 Call and 27500 Put indicating a possible consolidation in coming days.

  • Comment| Sebi’s ivory tower approach is harming the market instead of protecting it Feb 14, 2019 08:51 AM IST

    Comment| Sebi’s ivory tower approach is harming the market instead of protecting it

    Margins in Indian markets for derivative trades are already higher than in other countries

  • Quick Take | Covered calls for mutual funds will help stabilise NAV fluctuations Jan 22, 2019 09:33 AM IST

    Quick Take | Covered calls for mutual funds will help stabilise NAV fluctuations

    Allowing mutual funds to participate in the options market will bring more liquidity to stock options and stabilise returns for the fund

  • Quick Take | Compulsory physical settlement in stock options could affect cash market liquidity as well Jan 02, 2019 03:38 PM IST

    Quick Take | Compulsory physical settlement in stock options could affect cash market liquidity as well

    Sebi’s right hand doesn’t know what its left hand is doing

  • Manish Dewan: An option seller with a quiver full of trading strategies Nov 03, 2018 02:18 PM IST

    Manish Dewan: An option seller with a quiver full of trading strategies

    An option seller who has a strategy for every market situation, Manish Dewan combines technical analysis and option strategies to consistently profit from the market

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