As option traders who had sold out-of-the-money put options from the June series on Thursday counted their losses on Friday, thanks to the sudden sharp downward movement of stocks
Last week was volatile but range-bound. Intraday volatility was high but the market sentiment was still bullish
Investors and traders in the equity derivatives segment of the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), where a bulk of all equity derivatives trading takes place, are seen flocking to
The range-bound consolidation that started the week before continued through the last week.
Essentially the Nifty completed the second leg of its consolidation though it attempted last
The Nifty 50 index witnessed the first round of consolidation last week, as it digested the sharp gains gathered the week before. While the midcap segment saw some correction,
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.
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
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,
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
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
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