India’s Surge In Satta: How cheap options can turn very costly


What was designed just as a hedge to the cash markets, the derivative markets is now 400 times to its underlying asset. And over 95% of these volumes are with Index options, a market flooded with fast-fingered first traders who are on average all below 30 years old. Is discount broking the devil in disguise? Have shorter contracts pushed debutant investors into the thrill of trading? Why is the regulator sounding an alarm but watching from the sidelines? Host Anupriya Nair speaks to Ashish Gupta of Axis Mutual Fund to understand what is aiding this gamification of equities. Listen to the latest episode of The Morning Brief podcast! 

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