Lack of -4% Moves Makes For Calmest Nifty in 5 Years

2 comments Written on June 16th, 2014 by
Categories: Nifty

How volatile markets were and how little they are today is visible on a graph of large moves. How many times has Nifty fallen 4% in a single day? 66 times.

How many times since 18th August 2009? Twice.

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There has been calm. And this is true of world markets.

The storm, though, is ahead of us, and when it comes, it will seem to be a “black” swan. But if you are a student of history, the volatility is just about waiting to happen.

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2 comments “Lack of -4% Moves Makes For Calmest Nifty in 5 Years”

Volatility includes Up Move also. So without considering this, we can’t claim it is calm.