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“Do Not Exercise” Option’s

Do Not Exercise

Dear Trader,

If you are active in the F&O segment of the stock market you must be knowing that you have to pay higher STT on options that are In The Money (ITM) on expiry.  A call option is said to be In The Money when its strike price is below the market price of the underlying asset. The reverse is true for a put option – strike price exceeds the market price of the underlying asset. read more…

What is NIFTY? How is it calculated? 

What is NIFTYNifty, derived from the combination of two words “National” and “Fifty”, is a major stock index introduced by the National Stock Exchange of India. It comprises 50 stocks that are actively traded on the National Stock Exchange or the NSE. These stocks belong to various sectors. Nifty is calculated by using the “Free-float Market Capitalization” methodology. You can get their current values from the Index Bar of your NEST Trading Platform read more…

  It’s Time to be cautious in the markets

Time to be cautious in the markets

Valuations within the Indian equity markets have turned expensive. The Nifty 50 is currently trading at a PE of 24.43, way above its long-term average. The Nifty Midcap 50 is trading at 55.22, and the Nifty Small cap 50 at 44.21.When valuations are so stretched, there is always the risk that any adverse news from within the country or abroad could cause the markets to tumble. read more…

Merry Profit and Happy New Trades!

Merry Profit and Happy New TradesFellow Traders

Wishing you a very happy New Year!

Will 2014 be the year of the bull or the bear?
Whenever anyone asked JP Morgan, the legendary financier, for his opinion about the stock market, he would only say, “It will fluctuate.”
Only Time Will Tell.

Have a profitable trading year ahead!

The Reverse January Effect!

Reverse of januaryIt refers to the rise in Indian markets in Nov-Dec, followed by a decline in January. This has happened five times in 10 years since 2003. This year, the Nifty has not risen during Nov-Dec.
So should we be expecting a rise in January?

FYI, it is the opposite in US markets, i.e. stocks prices decline in December due to profit/loss booking and rebound back in January as buyers return.

Refer Now Earn Forever!

Refer Now Earn ForeverThe SAS Online Associate Programme presents an opportunity to further reduce your brokerage and earn free for life!
Simply refer a friend to sign up and trade with us and you automatically qualify for Associate status. It’s that simple! read more…


SAS trader in IndiaFellow Traders,

Welcome to the SAS Online blog – Trader’s Desk. By Traders For Traders.

A place where you can read about our services and offerings as well as request a topic or post a query and get it answered. read more…