• May
    29

    The debilitating side effects of selling out-of-the-money options to collect small premium, under the assumption that the Nifty would not cross a certain range, was on display last week.

  • May
    22

    Intraday volatility might increase this week since the May series derivative contracts come for expiry on Thu­r­s­day. So it is better for traders not to add any fresh

  • May
    15

    The Nifty gained 81 points, or a little above one per cent, last week on a closing basis, but its intra-week movement was enough to give jitters to the traders,

  • May
    08

    Last week, the moves in indices were very similar to the moves seen in the Nifty in early April–some correction in which the market breadth remains strong, and by the

  • May
    01

    The sharp drop in stocks last Thursday took traders who sold out-of-the-money put options from the April series by surprise, as the market’s decline on the day of expiry was

  • Apr
    24

    As we enter the expiry week of the April series derivative contracts some volatility can be expected in the market. Going by the last two trading sessions

  • Apr
    17

    Again, traders with long positions in call options had the last laugh last week, after correcting in the first few trading sessions of the new series. The Nifty recovered

  • Apr
    10

    The April series started on a volatile note. Intraday volatility was high last week and put buyers were at an advantage as the downward bias of the market

  • Apr
    03

    After witnessing strong gains in March the Nifty has started the April series on a subdued note. The weakness witnessed on Friday needs to be seen in the

  • Mar
    27

    Once again the buyers of call options had the last laugh. The sharp spikes in Nifty intraday and in closing were enough for call option prices to move