How you can risk-proof your stock
market investments — or trade and speculate bigger than ever
on equity stocks and indices, comprising of futures and options are an integral
part of developed financial markets. This book provides an insight into what
derivatives are, how they work, and how you can benefit from them ï¿½ whether to
protect your stock market investment, or to trade and speculate bigger than ever
if you have the stomach for it.
futures and options are — and the distinctions between the two
transactions take place in futures and options markets
and features of futures and options contracts
futures and options are valued
of stock index futures and options
to make sense of price quotations of derivatives
between spot and futures prices
governing derivatives in India: trading, clearing mechanism, margins, etc.
no prior knowledge, both beginners and experienced equity investors will find
this an easy-to-understand book for starting out in futures and options.
R. Mahajan has over two decades of experience in banking, merchant banking and industrial financial management. He started his career as a probationary officer in the State Bank group. After a seventeen-year stint in the bank, he joined a Mumbai-based merchant banking company and headed its Delhi operations. He is presently the finance head of a large corporate group in Delhi. He is also a visiting faculty in several management institutes and also a consultant to some stock broking firms in Delhi.