Understanding STT in Detail

Let’s jump right to the point. Everyone hates taxes. Except these guys who are clearly high on something. Securities Transaction Tax (STT) in India is charged as follows When you are the seller of an option — 0.05% of the Premium When you are the buyer of an option, it goes in the money, and is exercised- … Continue reading Understanding STT in Detail

Best Webinar on Volatility according to UNESCO :)

Our latest Webinar on Implied Volatility in Options Trading. This one goes a bit deep. PS: The UNESCO thing is a joke. But we figured from Twitter and Whatsapp that if the forwards are to be believed, UNESCO is the most jobless group of people. They just sit and give the best in category awards. … Continue reading Best Webinar on Volatility according to UNESCO 🙂

New Feature: Track Your Options Strategies Greeks and P&L in Sensibull

You can club options together as a strategy and see the Greeks and P&L Hello, A lot of our users asked for clubbing their positions and strategies and tracking the P&L and Greeks. So here goes. trade.sensibull.com/positions Here is a video where we showcase how you can easily track the P&L and Greeks of common strategies … Continue reading New Feature: Track Your Options Strategies Greeks and P&L in Sensibull

The Sensibull way to trade NIFTY on Karnataka Elections

This post assumes that you are a new investor, and that you do not completely understand Implied Volatility (IV). If you understand IVs and you know what you are doing, all we have to say is to look (at the IVs) before you leap. ATM IV, i.e. the IV of NIFTY May 10800 Strike stands … Continue reading The Sensibull way to trade NIFTY on Karnataka Elections

Be A Better Trader. Part 5. Parts of a Trade

This is the continuation of the series “How to be a better trader?”. Click here to start from Part 1 The most basic question — What is a trade? Taking a trade is not tossing a coin. It has stages like a game of chess – opening, middle game, and end game. Buying or selling something is NOT … Continue reading Be A Better Trader. Part 5. Parts of a Trade

SEBI extends Trading hours to 11:55. Now what? — Part 2

Artists depiction of the emotions of an options trader when he is delta hedging an options portfolio during gaps In part 1, we mentioned that the implied vols are likely to come down if NSE implements the 1155 timeline for derivs trading. We explained that this is because the delta neutral option traders will make fewer … Continue reading SEBI extends Trading hours to 11:55. Now what? — Part 2

SEBI extends Trading hours to 11:55. Now what? — Part 1

Artist’s depiction of what traders think their life will be like after 1155. It does not happen in real life though “That was a total dick move” — Someone at SGX First things first. None of this might go through because SEBI has allowed this does not mean NSE or BSE will implement it. But, having said that, … Continue reading SEBI extends Trading hours to 11:55. Now what? — Part 1