His ability to take tough decisions critical In all likelihood, Dalal Street will react positively to the elevation of N Chandrasekaran.
Buy-buy months The first half of a calendar year is critical for stock investors as it tends to have a bullish bias. Often that is a trap for trend-sniffers and quick-buck seekers.
Have long exposure to call options After almost eight straight weeks, luck finally favoured traders with long positions in call options.
Bulls will need more push The Street sentiment was better last week than in the previous week, though the pace of Nifty’s rise was slower.
Never sell options without hedging them 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.
Dawn of a volatile year The year 2016 could be split into two neat packs. In six months, the Nifty closed above its opening range. And in the rest of the six months, it closed below the opening range of each month.