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What are option Greeks and how to interpret them during trading?

Option Greeks break down the intrinsic value of the call and put option and then study the finer aspects of the price movement

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Sneha Seth | Angel Broking Mumbai
If you are an options trader, then you are surely familiar with the concept of option Greeks. These are measures of sensitivities. Effectively, Option Greeks measure sensitivity of the option price to various parameters that impact the value of an option. Such sensitivity can either be on the positive side or on the negative side. When we talk of the option price here, we refer to the value of the option as calculated by the Black & Scholes model.

Broadly there are five Option Greeks that are popularly used and their explanations are as under:

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 9:14 AM IST

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