• May

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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