Short-term derivatives backed by sophisticated hedging strategies.
Investments in Eigen are made taking into account market data and other quantitative aspects.
Markets can move up or down but our strategies are designed for profitability, irrespective of direction.
Generate periodic income thanks to the short-term and adaptive nature of the strategies.
A strategy for every market
Our strategies are adaptive to most market conditions.
Derivative trading is sophisticated. Here's what you need to know.
What is the minimum investment and what are the instruments used?
The minimum investment is ₹5 lakhs and we invest majorly in index options, futures and equities.
Are equities held for a long time in Eigen?
No, equity trades in Eigen are designed to benefit from short-term trends in stocks. Some of the strategies used involve a mix of both equities and derivatives. In order to boost returns, equities held in your account are collateralized and the margin released by the broker is used for derivative trades.
Is derivative trading risky?
Futures and options have an inherent risk because of the leverage built into derivatives. However, derivatives also help you control your risk using different types of hedging techniques.
How are derivatives taxed?
Derivative income is considered as income from non-speculative business and taxed under the head 'Income from Business'. Generally derivatives are taxed as per your tax slab. Gains from short term equity trades are taxed at 15%. But there's more to it.