Understanding Options Vega : What is it

Understanding Options Vega : What is it

Options, Vega, Delta, Gamma, Greeks, Basics, Trading Strategies, Volatility, Stock MarketsOptions Vega is the change in the value of an option for a 1-percentage point increase in implied volatility.
 
Vega of a long option position (both calls and puts) is always positive.  At-the-money options have the greatest vega
An option goes in-the-money or out-of-the-money, the smaller is vega. As time passes, option vega decreases
 
Time amplifies the effect of volatility changes. As a result, vega is greater for long-dated options than for short dated options
 
As the above graph indicates, As volatility falls, vega decreases for in-the-money and out-of-the-money options; vega is unchanged for at-the-money options
 
Find Basics of Options Delta Delta ; Gamma.
 
“The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”…If you are invested in Markets, it makes sense to be aware of & have an idea about Options

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