• Jun
    25

    Will what looked like a profit-booking move end up as a corrective move? That’s the fear derivative traders are nursing now. Intraday charts and market breadth details show selling

  • Apr
    24

    If last month belonged to call option buyers, this month belongs to neither call option buyers nor those with long positions in put options. Straddle sellers are the lucky

  • Apr
    10

    Once again, the market remained in a no-news-is-good-news mode and gains at the index level were nothing to write home about. But the real strength of market was visible

  • Feb
    06

    We probably had the least volatile budget speech event in recent memory on Wednesday in the first half trading. As the finance minister read out the budget

  • Jan
    30

    The market is going into the budget week with a fair degree of optimism. This was more than evident from the way bears covered their short positions on Wednesday

  • Jan
    15

    It was another week where fortune favoured traders with long positions in call options from the January series. The only thing traders need to do now is to protect

  • Jan
    09

    After almost eight straight weeks luck finally favoured traders with long positions in call options. The Nifty’s rise on Thursday created some discomfort as traders could be

  • Jan
    02

    Options, both call and put, are probably the only instruments that price in the emotions of fear, greed and hope that rule the equity market at any given point.

  • Dec
    19

    After the US Fed’s rate decision the Nifty had a gap down opening but the gap was quickly covered. Despite the major event getting over the

  • Dec
    12

    Globally opinion is divided on whether or not it is easy to make money in derivative instruments. But there is near unanimity on Dalal Street that it is