Block Deals and Bulk Deals

Block Deal: A single trade of over 5, 00,000 shares or a trade where the total value in monetary terms is greater than or equal Rs. 5 Cr. Timing: The market participants are allowed to enter into block deals only during the first 35 minutes of the continuous trading...

How Are Stock Prices Determined?

Today I will try to answer a question which I received from one of our subscribers. Vijay asked – “How are stock prices determined? I mean, why would a stock like Bosch trade at Rs. 26000+ while Noida Toll Bridge would trade at Rs. 35? Does it purely depend on how...

How to Find the Most Volatile Stocks?

What is Volatility? Volatility in the context of stock markets is the amount of price change which a stock experiences over a given period of time (i.e. breadth or the difference between high-low). Put differently, if the price stays relatively stable, the stock has...

What is Algorithmic Trading

Before I begin – Remember that while algorithms can enable high frequency trading, the scope for algorithmic trading is much wider. While all high frequency trading will use some form of computer programming, all algorithms are not written to execute only high...