1. M

    Frustrated with Zerodha

    Hello All, I am an Options trader currently with Zerodha, am fed up frankly that I am not allowed to trade deep out of the the money options beyond a certain strike price. Would like to know if there are any other brokers out there who dont cause these kind of problems for traders.
  2. M

    My FnO Trading Diary - Learning, Discussion, A2As, Trades etc.

    Hi, I have decided to start studying Options in NF. I am completely new to the Options trading and know very little. I tried to gather some knowledge from internet etc. esp. about Nifty Options trading strategies, expiry day BNF trading etc. But online resources are very very scarce. At least...
  3. Rusty_Banks

    Historical Options Chain, greeks and IV

    Hi, I am not a coder but I do know how to code in bits and pieces to make my quick & dirty application for any task that I am trying to automate. In 2016 I started reading about derivatives and wanted to trade options. As options are non linear instruments I see that many things go into...
  4. Nikhil Dogra

    Volatility Day Trading

    Volatility trading is simply buying and selling the expected future volatility of the instrument. Rather than predicting whether the price of an asset will move up or down, volatility traders are concerned with how much movement, in any direction, will occur. The most common way to trade...
  5. kingsmasher1

    Too much risk in trading BankNifty or its options. Views welcome.

    I was trading regularly in BankNifty naked options intraday for last couple of months. Whereas i made some really good profits, but sooner or later i realize there is too much risk on it, and almost deciding to stop trading in BNF options. Why? Too much volatile, high beta. The average true...
  6. Nikhil Dogra

    Option Jobbing Business

    I am starting this thread as a public journal of my option jobbing business as well as my views about market. My overall profit target is INR 200,000 before 1st April 2019 Objective For 11th December 2017 to 2nd March 2018 :- Target INR 15000 profit before 2nd March 2018 Margin - INR 25000...
  7. A

    Delta Calculation - Black Scholes Accurate

    Hello , I am trying to be as delta neutral as possible , for weekly bank nifty options. Least affected by movement either side. Using the black scholes calculator requires three inputs : 1. Annual Volatality for Weekly Bank Nifty Options. What should this value be , and where can I check...
  8. Trikaal Capital

    NIFTY Futures & Options Positional, Algo Based

    Simple Buy Sell recommendations for Nifty futures and options for positional traders based on algorithms. It is NOT based on technical analysis as that is a subjective field. Aim is to help you with making money, not to teach you because making a robust and successful algo may need years. And...
  9. Sanskar Pathk

    Selling or squaring off?

    Hey all I'm new to options trading. I bought a put option of nifty PE9200 when the nifty was 9900 premium Rs.5 The next day the nifty fell down by 100 points and the premium increased by RSs.1 i.e Rs. 6 I sold it and got profit of 1500 after brokerages and tax The next i checked my portfolio...
  10. I

    New options trader, need urgent help

    Hello, Slightly late in the day to ask this, but to keep the story short - new options trader, no other income other than bank interest. Made a loss of about 50000 on turnover about 17 lakhs. I never realized requirement to calculate turnover etc., assumed only profit or loss need to be shown...
  11. O

    How to get back STT paid on ITM Options on Expiry, probably with a Booty!

    Many have lost heavily by paying a whopping STT on "in the money options on expiry". It is probably possible to get this back, along with a booty! Keep your ITM Options Expiry contracts with STT ready!
  12. A

    Straddle Daily Time Decay Calculation / Profit Range - How ?

    Hello , Would like to be able to calculate the Breakeven points of a Short straddle. End-of-Day. Say Bank-Nifty is at Spot 23100 , 930AM. And 23100-06-Jul-CE : 150 sell And 23100-06-Jul-PE : 150 sell Usually for straddles , we calculate the break-even-point as Strike +/-...
  13. A

    Adjustment of Lot Size for Options

    Hello All, After lot of search, I found a document which says NSE revises lot size for option trade every 6 months. The document does not give any explanation on criteria. Can anyone explain the criteria followed by NSE? I am asking particularly because I saw the lot size for SUNPHARMA...
  14. A

    Correct Analysis - Bearish / Bullish - 25 Days ?

    Hello , Current Nifty : 9600 I wish to be able to read the market to determine if it is Bullish or bearish ? Timeframe : After 25 trading days , will be Option A : Above 9200 (ie present-4%) Option B : Below 10000 (ie present+4%) What would be the best process to choose one option...
  15. P

    Please explain this options behaviour.

    I think I am missing some basics here! Today was expiry day(30MAR). I have been observing MRF since past week, but did not invest in it(I am still a newbie!). My guess was that the option premiums are going to increase. Because the underlying price was increasing. So I was observing 60000...
  16. B

    50 Thousand to 3 Lakhs - Thoughts

    Dear Members, Is it possible to earn 3 lakhs from 50000 in a span of 6 months? I would like to achieve this target and would want your thoughts regarding my 3 lakhs target. Is it possible in 6 months, if not, then what can be the average ideal time to make this happen. If not in 6...
  17. pannet1

    Best NSE Index Options Brokerage Plan

    Hi, I got a little tired of finding an alternate broker from the one that I am using currently. So I want to create a Poll to find out what others are using and its easy to come to a conclusion. Please participate in the poll only if you are trading with that broker. Even if you have more than...
  18. J

    Hello Fellow traders

    I started trading 5 years back in stocks and commodities. Then I started learing about options/futures market. I am here to share my experiences as a trader.I'll be ready to learn new things here.
  19. V

    Where can I buy NSE Options Historical Data for SBI

    Hello friends, I want historical options data (end of day) for State Bank of India. I need past three/four years data. I need current month expiry data only. For example: As on today (21.08.2016) three options data is available for SBI...
  20. C

    Day Trade with DPs and Ranges

    Hello All ! I day trade mainly in Nifty Future & Options and sometimes in stocks and commodities. I have been in trading for more than 10 years. I started with investing, then swing trading and now day trading. To day trade, I use the trading system called "Decision Point Trading System." It...