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 clode 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 15% to 50% of such profit 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

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