Comment on Basics on SLB (Stock Lending & Borrowing)

abvblogger commented on 18 Aug 2014, 09:38 PM

When I first read about this, I got quite excited. I thought I could lend out my whole portfolio and make a cool 5-6% more per annum!

Sadly this is not the case. The NSE link you’ve provided shows quite clearly that this is mostly an arbitrage game. Nor is the market in a mood to short at the moment. But during bear markets this must be a real game-changer for the buy and hold investor.

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