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Websites providing ‘stock-options tips’: By all looks, another huge scam in the making

A number of websites have cropped up, trying to lure investors with dubious claims of more than 100% returns—why are the regulators silent?

Speak Asia is not the only company luring thousands of people with dubious claims and the promise of extraordinary returns. The legitimate options & futures trading market of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) is a happy hunting ground for shoddy online tip-sheets, luring the gullible.

The Internet is flooded with websites claiming accurate tips, as high as 99% in trading in Nifty Futures & Options, etc. These portals are luring people to subscribe to their various planswhich is nothing but virtual gambling.

Most of the trades are usually in the Nifty and individual stock options where average trading volumes on the NSE are about Rs1,00,000 crore per day. Of these, index options account for 65% of total volume.

A Google search throws up dozens of websites promising huge returns through their tip-sheets, but market regulators seem to be unaware of these portals.

The modus operandi of all these tip-sheet portals is similar. They claim 99% accuracy, provide various stock options plans on (weekly or yearly) subscription. On an average, two-three 'tips' are delivered via mobile text messages. A few punters deliver tips using online chat rooms.

  • For instance, a website CallOptionPutOption provides such trading tips ranging from stock options to Nifty Futures tips and Nifty Options tips. It claims 200%-500% profit per month on its stock options tips. For this 'plan', capital of Rs15,000 is required and tips are provided with one target price and one stop-loss. Subscription to this scheme ranges from Rs2,500 (monthly) to Rs20,000 (yearly basis). For another plan, 'Nifty Future Tips', it claims that up to 85%-90% tips are "profitable". 
  • Similarly, DayGains claims more than 92% accuracy with profit of Rs2.07 lakh per month in equity and profit of Rs3.70 lakh per month in commodities. It suggests intraday trading 'tips' and provides complete follow-ups for both stop-loss and targets till a position is closed. 
  • Another website, SuperNSetips, claims to teach the "best day trading techniques" along with "money management". It actually provides tips to generate the desired volume in a market at a single point and time. It says, "We give Full LIVE Yahoo support during market hours to our Paid clients. We can give you 99% accurate live market calls according to your plans." (Reproduced verbatim).
  • A portal called CapitalVia provides stock tips, stock futures tips, Nifty tips, 'Premium Stock Tips', option calls & put tips, claiming 85%-90% accuracy. It also claims that it will provide complete support via Web messaging and also provides a mobile number. One such plan is called 'Viva Pick' where the portal suggests one call for Rs6,000 promising 4%-5% returns on every call within one-three trading sessions!
  • Here's another one: Indian-Share-Tips. It claims "guaranteed returns" on 'Jackpot' tips, day trading tips, etc., for subscription ranging from Rs2,000 to Rs32,000, on a weekly to monthly basis, depending on the plan. Interestingly, it has a "Recovery of Money Plan", which is a 30-day money-back guarantee. The site claims, "We even provide a 30 days money-back guarantee for the said plan. Moreover, within this duration of 6 months; one will graduate to higher level of trading as a trader as this plan is personally monitored by Analyst himself and one will be able to make money with each executed trade." (Again reproduced verbatim, not corrected for grammar).
  • BestStockAnalysis claims to charge only on positive calls and not on negative calls. It charges Rs10,000 monthly as advance fee, deducting Rs500 for every positive call. On each segment it provides one-two 'ideas', claiming an average of more than 80% success ratio in its suggested calls.
  • DailyStockTips claims accuracy of above 87% and even promises that one can earn Rs50,000 in a single day from intraday share tips! Here's what the website says, "Even in this Volatile Market, We have given excellent share tips to our clients. Let the Market be Bearish or Bullish, Our Clients have always benefited from our Share tips. We invite you to become our Member and get benefit from our Share tips." 
  • Optiontips says, "Get one Nifty Options intraday sure shot tips services (with) 98-99% accuracy." Its 'Nifty Option Golden Jackpot' claims to have maintained 93% (and above) accuracy all the time with low investment and huge 20%-50% returns on a daily basis. On this plan, it also guarantees minimum 400%-500% monthly returns. Its monthly subscription is Rs5,000 per month. For its options 'sure-shot' plans, it claims 98% accuracy with minimum 900-1,200% monthly returns! 
  • NiftyfutureNiftyoption claims to offer positional and intraday tips on futures, options, 'Jackpot Calls', etc., with 80%-90% success rate in futures trading. It says, "Profits in Index Futures and Options services comes to 30-70 points on consistent basis irrespective of market." It claims to offer minimum 25% return per month on Nifty Futures and Options.

There are many more websites making such claimsHere are a few:

Obviously, if generating such high market returns was so easy, investors all across India-and around the globe-will be flocking to Mumbai. The blatant dubiousness of these claims is obvious even with a cursory glance at these sites. But a few might just bite the bait. The moot point is, while a Google search can throw up so many sites, why are the regulators silent?



Stephy Wilson

2 years ago

Very Good blog and awesome writing too , and great thanks to the writer" >Nifty Options Tips

Stephy Wilson

2 years ago

Very Good blog and awesome writing too , and great thanks to the writer" >Nifty Options Tips


3 years ago

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5 years ago

If any one knows the secret of making money trading in options - why should'nt he /she do it himself or herself.
No one can make money in Options - sometimes you make to lose the very next time or at a latter date


5 years ago

Wondering from where you can get best Nifty option trading tips for trading? Read on and find the way to find the right source


5 years ago

Excillent work by moneylife team. i receieve a regular sms from one such tips proivder comapny called BSA (BestStockAnalysis) claiming that their so and so called made a profit of rs.xxxx, on 50thousand investment. absolutely stupid on their part, as that 50thousand investment according to them will be either for margin or fno segment (both being highly risky), further company gives 4-5calls per day, but sends sms only for positive call, practically speaking the remaining 3-4calls will give losses several times more than the profit of their profit making call. Absolutely cheating. i wonder despite these service providers are running their web porbals for over years now, why isnt SEBI or NSE/BSE initating any time of action against them, as they violate all basic guidlines by SEBI, either these service providers are smart to manage SEBI or SEBI will wake up after any of the innocent investors takes law into their own hands agains these fraud web protals


5 years ago

Housing dreams of many middle class families is likely to be snapped, thanks to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI)’s announcement to hike interest rates by 50 basis points nifty ”nifty. All loans, incluing auto, home, personal and other corporate borrowings, are expected to cost more following the apex bank’s decision.


5 years ago

Housing dreams of many middle class families is likely to be snapped, thanks to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI)’s announcement to hike interest rates by 50 basis points ”nifty. All loans, incluing auto, home, personal and other corporate borrowings, are expected to cost more following the apex bank’s decision.


5 years ago

u r very true in that thing

option tips

5 years ago

good information


5 years ago

Your team is Bang on target
Some are advertising returns of 200-300 percent per month

this means that trader can convert Rs 1 lakh into 5314 crore in one year

This is just absurd


5 years ago

Another website offering paid calls is The advt is right on the first page. Whether they are registered with SEBI is also doubtful. The owner is one Kamlesh Langote who claims to be a technical analyst.


5 years ago

It's not the fault of the website owner, it's the fault of the person who wants double and triple returns in short period. If it is so simple, then why the so called nifty expert take money from bank on loan and double it themself.



In Reply to Policy 5 years ago

Exactly... Thats my point as well.

If the guy is so good, why not earn from the market itself.

And if he/she is so good, share the calls for free (since money would already have been made from the markets

Hope, the foolish followers understand this point


5 years ago

Great Expose moneylife team!

Probably 100s of such websites

Another one I know of is

is Income Tax department keeping a tab of these websites and the earnings? The account numbers where deposits have to be made are openly available


5 years ago

list of fake market advisers.



In Reply to rajabhat 5 years ago

That is just a list of sites related to stock markets.

The list includes sites of NSE, BSE, moneycontrol, rediff etc.

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In past four years, Kavveri Telecom has acquired four different RF products and antennas manufacturing companies in North America

The Board of Kavveri Telecom Products, a leading telecom equipment manufacturer, has approved the acquisition of an RF company in Europe.
The RF solutions and products provided by this European company are considered world class, not only address a key technology requirement for the company, but will also provide a further opportunity to improve their business performance by leveraging Kavveri's low cost high value manufacturing capabilities.

This acquisition will also expand Kavveri's sales channels for their products in key world markets in Europe, Africa and Latin America. Kavveri has recently won an order of Rs75 crore from Europe and the company hopes that by this acquisition in Europe, would give it better position to get large orders from the customers in Europe.

Speaking about this acquisition, Shivakumar Reddy, managing director, Kavveri Telecom Products said that, "We are extremely positive about this acquisition. It will facilitate Kavveri to go one step ahead in its strategic initiative of making its facilities in India the global manufacturing hub."

Kavveri Telecom provides world class hardware products and solutions for the telecom, defence and space industry.

On Friday, Kavveri Telecom ended 1.79% up at Rs130.50 on the Bombay Stock Exchange, while the benchmark Sensex gained 1.02% at 18,326.09.


Crude may affect growth, inflation to be below 8% by Aug: Anant

Asked how much the country's economic growth could be in 2011-12, India's chief statistician TCA Anant said: "The expectation now is that probably it will be 8.5%. This is subject to the assumption on how effectively do we manage the oil price situation"

New Delhi: The country's chief statistician TCA Anant today said high global crude prices could impact India's economic growth in 2011-12 and projected that the gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to grow by around 8.5% during the fiscal.

He also said that headline inflation will fall below the 8% mark by August-September if the country receives a normal monsoon, reports PTI.

"The oil situation is a matter of worry and it is likely that oil prices internationally will harden significantly... Crude is also a major input. So it may be a factor which will dampen some of our growth expectations," Mr Anant told reporters here on the sidelines of a FICCI event.

Asked how much the country's economic growth could be in 2011-12, he said: "The expectation now is that probably it will be 8.5%. This is subject to the assumption on how effectively do we manage the oil price situation."

In its pre-Budget economic survey, the government had projected that the country's GDP would grow by 9% this fiscal.

However, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its monetary policy for 2011-12 released earlier this month, pegged GDP growth at 8% and said inflationary pressure would affect growth.

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and other senior figures in the government also recently said that growth would be below 9%.

Mr Anant said the current political turmoil in parts of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), along with the recent tsunami and earthquake and subsequent radiation leakage that hit Japan, could affect oil prices.

"The Middle East situation is an area of concern. It is likely that the fall-out of the events in Japan may temporarily raise demand for fossil fuel like oil and gas while they review their nuclear dependence... I suspect these (factors) will contribute to a certain measure of hardening of crude prices," the chief statistician said.

Global crude prices are currently above $100 per barrel on account of events in the MENA region, particularly the civil war in Libya, a major oil exporter and OPEC member.

Regarding inflation, Mr Anant said the rate of price rise of food items is showing a declining trend.

Asked by when headline inflation is likely to fall below 8%, he said: "My guess is that if all goes well and if by July it appears that monsoon is normal, I think... maybe by mid-year, either August or September, we should see inflation rates moderate. But I am putting a big assumption there."

Headline inflation in the country has been above the 8% mark since January 2010.

In April, overall inflation stood at 8.66%, as against over 9% in March.

In its annual policy, the RBI had said that while inflationary pressure from food items has been declining, concerns remain about high global commodity prices. It projected that inflation would average 9% during the first half of the fiscal, before moderating to 6% by year-end.

Yesterday, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee had also said that inflation is showing a 'declining trend".

Food inflation, which remained in double digits for most of 2010, fell to an 18-month low of 7.47% in the first week of May.

However, inflation in the manufacturing segment was 6.18% in April. Experts have been warning against high inflation in the core (non-food) segment.

Regarding the new Consumer Price Index (CPI), which factors in retail prices across the country, Mr Anant said it will take some time before inflation figures emerge from it.

"The CPI indices are tricky to read at the moment for inflation, as the interpretation is very complicated," he said, adding that inflation numbers under the index would be available from January next year.

Regarding the growth in the fourth quarter of 2010-11, he said data is still being worked upon.

Asked about the growth numbers for last fiscal, which are going to be released next month, he said: "For 2010-11, we had given an advance estimate of 8.6%. That is being pulled in two directions.

"There is a downward pressure by the fact that subsequent data on Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is slightly lower, the subsequent data on agriculture is slightly higher.

So the net effect... I don't know."


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