• 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

  • Mar
    20

    The zigzag moves in the Nifty for the large part of last week came as a double-edged support for derivative traders, as it gave them with an opportunity for contra

  • Mar
    13

    Going by the narrow, range-bound movement last week, neither the buyer of out-of-the-money call options nor the buyer of put options made money. But the intraday moves of options

  • Mar
    06

    After long it was the turn of call option buyers to smile. For the last four months traders with call options were losing money and put

  • Feb
    28

    Last week was the expiry week of derivative contracts and as usual it brought volatility along. Once again the volatility was with a bearish bias