In line with expectations, the number of equity futures and options contracts traded in the domestic stock market halved in November.
It is not common to see the Nifty move in an extremely narrow range before the contracts expiry of any month. But the first two trading sessions of the
Intra-day and over-night volatility were high last week. Bank stocks and Bank Nifty hogged the limelight last week and that was a reason the Nifty saw some upward moves
It is the same mid-point for equity derivatives trading on the domestic stock exchanges, but the difference in the open interest (OI) positions of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) is getting
Even as it is framing the norms for allowing cross- currency trading, the market regulator Sebi is considering a proposal to extend the trading timing for currency futures market on
Broadly the market went into bear hands last week with the Nifty declining in three out of four trading sessions. The bearish sentiment remained even on Friday
In the last two weeks, the market sentiment has gravitated from being careless to full of fear and back to being cautious. The sharp decline in stocks last Thursday
The full force of the increase in the minimum trade lot size from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh in equity futures and options will be felt in November
Last week was expected to be volatile being the week when the October series derivative contracts expire. Contrary to expectation the week saw no great volatility
This week will see expiry of the October series contracts, and volatility should be expected in at least one trading session before the contracts expire on Thursday.