Rajiv Nagpal
Market Expert
New Delhi
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Start hedging for an event risk

After eight weeks, call option buyers heaved a sigh of relief last week. Notably, there was short covering in some good but controversy-hit financial sector stocks.

Season’s cues

The September quarter earnings season is now behind us and weighty analyses of corporate performance have also subsided.

Consolidation in a broad range

Despite favourable macro developments, indices witnessed correction last week.

Stay hedged against higher volatility

After two consecutive weeks that gave good gains to traders with long positions, last week saw traders with put options gaining and looking forward to more gains.Their optimism comes from the fact

Range-bound moves to persist

For yet another week, the Nifty had remained range-bound, but with underlying volatility.

Still stay with covered calls

The Nifty's zig-zag move for the large part of last week was a double-edged support for the derivative traders, as that presented an opportunity for contra trade, with quick, high returns.

Consolidation continues

Though it was a short trading week, the festive season could bring cheer to the Street, and to mid-cap investors.

Back to covered call with hedge

On Friday, when the Asian markets were trading in the red and the European markets had opened gap down, it was expected that the Indian market would also come under pressure.

Take a contrarian call

The market had a roller-coaster ride in the last three months.

Expect consolidation before next move

Finally, after a gap of two months, market participants had got a rally that was tradeable through overnight positions.