Open Interest also know as OI, is the total number of options and futures contracts that are not closed on a particular day. As you might be aware of volume in a particular stock in equity market, option trading involves the creation of a new option contract when a trade is placed. Open interest
will tell you the total number of option contracts that are currently open.
Open Interest is mostly used to confirm a trend for a particular futures contract, For eg, lets look at Reliance 1000 May CALL, the open interest might tell us that there have been 5 options open in the month of May, a trader might then wonder does this refer to the number of contracts bought
Pre-sanctioned home loans appear attractive, but they may not suit everybody. Take a closer look before going for one for a house-hunter, next to zeroing in on the dream home, obtaining a home loan is the toughest hurdle that he or she has to cross. How would you like it if you have the loan in your pocket even before you approach the developer to negotiate? Banks and housing finance companies are now offering home-seekers pre-approved home loans or loans for property that have not been identified.
Economic indicators are valuable and reliable reports assembled by the government, universities, and private-sector businesses. They measure the economic health of the overall economy. Most are monthly reports but some are weekly. Generally, the market as a whole and traders in particular listen very carefully to economic results to determine whether they are “net buyers” or “net sellers” for the day…
Investing means, making more money on your money towards increasing your wealth. An investment is anything you purchase for future income or benefit. In other words, anything not consumed today and saved for future use can be considered an investment. Income earned from your investments and any appreciation in the value of your investments increases your wealth. Before we take a look at the different financial products, it is important to know the basic principles of investing!
With only two months left, the countdown timer has started. The moment
has arrived for those taxpayers who are yet to take advantage of tax
savings instruments to sit up. You can bring down your tax liability
substantially by investing in Section 80C instruments. The amount of
money invested in these instruments should be based on your income, age
and risk profile.
A systematic withdrawal plan (SWP) is a service provided by mutual funds to offer specific payment amounts to unit-holders at defined time intervals. These are designed keeping in mind the need for regular income or booking profits as required by investors. The primary benefit of a systematic withdrawal plan is in providing the investor with the money they need when they need it. Through this option you can redeem defined sums at a pre-defined frequency by giving a one-time instruction to the asset management company.
In spite of steady, regular income there are so many individuals who live pay cheque to pay cheque, carry their credit card outstanding, and fail to save anything for their retirement. If you are one among them, now is the right time to take some smart action to come out of debt and stay out of debt. It is not only possible; it is unbelievably achievable.
Bargain hunting and firm global stocks helped domestic bourses clock smart gains for the second straight day. Global stocks were mostly higher on positive China’s trade data and as Egypt worries faded. Domestic data showing slowing inflation in January 2011 eased worries of further monetary tightening by the central bank also aided rally. The investors bargain hunt beaten down stocks after the recent sell off saw market slumping to their eight month lows on Thursday, 10 February 2011. Reliance Infrastructure gained on good Q3 results. Today’s rally was broad based with all the 13 sectoral indices on the BSE clinching gains with shares from capital goods…
Bulk deal is a stock trading where stock quantities buy or sell by an investor is more then 0.5% of total number of equity shares of the company listed at India stock exchanges.
In year 2004 SEBI bring more transparency to the bulk deals by making is compulsory for stock exchanges to publish intraday bulk deals at the end of the trading day.
Below are current bulk deals at National Stock Exchange of India (NSE):
Members are required to make a disclosure on a daily basis up to 5.00 p.m. through DUS (Data Upload software), with respect to all transaction in a scrip for a client where the total quantity bought/sold is more than 0.5% of the number of equity shares of the company listed at BSE…
2/14/11 •NSE Bulk Deals – India Equity Market 14th Feb, 2011
2/14/11 •Bulk Deals in BSE 14th Feb, 2011
2/10/11 •NSE Bulk Deals – India Equity Market 10th Feb, 2011
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