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Weekly Market Updates – 23/02/2017
Shriram Garde

Weekly Market Updates – 23/02/2017

The Nifty50 on Thursday took its winning streak to a sixth straight session and hit its 52-week high during the day. But it could not close above the 8,950 mark. The index formed a narrow red body with a long upper shadow on the daily chart, as the index settled below its opening level and …

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Options Expiration
Shriram Garde

Options Expiration

Even if you have never traded a put or call, it is important to understand how options expiration can affect stock prices. Trading activity in options can have a direct and measurable effect on stock prices, especially on the last trading day before expiration. Let’s look at two ways that options expiration can influence the …

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Weekly Market Updates – 17/02/2017
Shriram Garde

Weekly Market Updates – 17/02/2017

Nifty50 climbed half a per cent on Friday, but what took away sheen from the index gains was the fact that despite a strong day, the 50-pack index could not close above its opening level, suggesting lack of conviction among bulls at higher levels. On weekly charts too, the index registered an indecisive formation ‘Long …

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STOCK OPTIONS
Shriram Garde

STOCK OPTIONS

HOW VALUE OF OPTIONS IS CALCULATED? The value of Options Premium is derived on the basis of 3 main factors –  The Intrinsic Value – The intrinsic value of the option is in-the-money portion of the option’s premium. For example consider Hindalco 155 Call Option. If Hindalco spot is trading at Rs 162 then the intrinsic …

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Who is a good trader?
Shriram Garde

Who is a good trader?

When we discuss traits of a good trader, we must first take in to consideration following points – The list of success traits includes characteristics such as discipline, focus, passion, commitment, determination, and confidence. Again these can be found almost anywhere and in any book you read. When applied right they can act as a …

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Weekly Market Updates – 10/02/2017
Shriram Garde

Weekly Market Updates – 10/02/2017

Today was a day of lacklustre trading when the Nifty50 moved in a narrow 50-point range, reflecting indecisiveness among traders ahead of the release of factory output data scheduled for later in the day and the first phase of voting in the assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state by population. This was the …

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Market Updates – 25/01/2017
Shriram Garde

Market Updates – 25/01/2017

Equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty surged over one per cent in Wednesday’s trade on buying in frontline blue chip stocks amid firm global cues as the January series F&O contracts expired. The 30-share BSE Sensex closed 332 points, or 1.21 per cent, higher at 27,708, while the Nifty50 index reclaimed the 8,600 mark …

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Market Updates – 23/01/2017
Shriram Garde

Market Updates – 23/01/2017

The Nifty50 on Monday closed above the 8,400 level, but formed a ‘piercing’ pattern on the daily chart, which suggests the positive momentum may sustain in the market for now. But there is a condition; the index needs to break above the 8,460 level on a closing basis, as this level has been proving a …

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Market Updates – 20/01/2017
Shriram Garde

Market Updates – 20/01/2017

The domestic equity market took a heavy beating on Friday, as investors chose to play it safe and reduced their exposure ahead of the inauguration of the US President-elect Donald Trump. The 30-share Sensex closed 274.10 points down at 27,034.50, while the 50-share Nifty50 settled 85.75 points down at 8,349.35. The Nifty50 slipped below the …

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