Thought of compiling the margin requirement for various Nifty Futures and Options Trading Strategies as New Margin Trading Framework for Futures and Options Trading is likely to be effective from 1st June 2020 onwards.
Bullish Diagonal Call spread is neutral to a bullish strategy which is executed by buying long-dated in the money call option and concurrently selling short-dated out of the money call option. It is a synthetic replication of a covered call strategy.
The distinct between lottery and calls/put is that in former case seller of the ticket pays only a small portion of the overall proceeds in the form of winnings, options are a zero-sum game in the truest sense of the description – winner’s profits are loser’s losses. And the majority of loser’s losses typically come in the form of speculative out of the money plays.