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Financial Markets

Risk Disclosures On Derivatives

· 9 out of 10 individual traders in equity Futures and Options Segment, incurred net losses.

· On an average, loss makers registered net trading loss close to ₹ 50,000.

· Over and above the net trading losses incurred, loss makers expended an additional 28% of net trading losses as transaction costs.

· Those making net trading profits, incurred between 15% to 50% of such profits as transaction cost.

Source:

1. SEBI study dated January 25, 2023 on “Analysis of Profit and Loss of Individual Traders dealing in equity Futures and Options (F&O) Segment”, wherein Aggregate Level findings are based on annual Profit/Loss incurred by individual traders in equity F&O during FY 2021-22.