Nifty Put Options went explosive today with Nifty coming close to 8050 today (day low 8052), having lost nearly 600 points in the last two weeks, making people want to buy protection as urgently as possible, at whatever price. We were selling Puts (with good profit) that we had bought when they were much cheaper. All those folks who resisted buying Puts, hoping for a pullback, could no longer wait and watch the market sinking, and see the Nifty Put options swelling in value 50% per day, every day!
Imagine, Nifty Dec 8500 Put option was at Rs 50 at the start of this series, and nobody really expected much downside despite sluggish moves in November 2014. That same Nifty Dec 8500 Put option was at 383 today, a gain of 666%!! Agreed that Nifty Put options have not paid off always in last 12 months, because of the bullish market, but they pay when markets are correcting from high levels, like in this month. Continue reading Nifty Options Chain Analysis – 16 Dec 2014