Author: Team Zerodha


 

ब्रोकिंग बना मेनस्ट्रीम – दिसंबर 2021

मैं पिछले हफ्ते बेंगलुरु में ब्लॉसम बुक हाउस में अपने बेटे के लिए कुछ कॉमिक्स खरीद रहा था, जब एक 20 वर्षीय लड़के ने मुझे (मास्क के पीछे से !) पहचाना और काफी उत्साहित हो गया। मेरे मन में मैंने ये सोचा की ऐसा क्यों हुआ ? और मेरी यही प्रतिक्रिया यह दर्शाती है की […]

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04 Jan 2022
 

Introducing glyde by Quicko

When we started off, one of the things we were aware of was that taxation for traders was never simple. We have explained how taxation works for traders and investors in the Varsity module on taxation. We could always do more, so we partnered with Quicko, a startup to help people file taxes easily, via […]

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23 Dec 2021
 

क्या हाई-ग्रोथ, कम प्रॉफिट वाली कंपनियों में इन्वेस्ट करना चाहिए ?

इन्वेस्टिंग की दुनिया उस समय काफी बदली गयी है जब बेंजामिन ग्राहम ने पहली बार 1949 में इंटेलिजेंट इन्वेस्टर नामक एक किताब लिखी थी , इसमें उन्होंने ये कहा था की केवल उन वैल्यू स्टॉक्स में इन्वेस्ट करना चाहिए जहाँ अच्छी मार्जिन ऑफ़ सेफ्टी हो यानी इन्ट्रिंसिक वैल्यू मार्किट वैल्यू से ज्यादा होनी चाहिए। अबकी […]

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17 Nov 2021
 

Explore the Zerodha Universe this Diwali

Wishing you all a Happy and prosperous Diwali from all of us here at team Zerodha! As has been our tradition, there won’t be any brokerages for trades executed in the Muhurat trading session. We also have some exciting offers and discounts on all our partner products this Diwali. Along with these offers, we’ve also […]

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01 Nov 2021
 

Introducing online nomination

Hindi: इस पोस्ट को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें। You can now add single or multiple nominees to your trading & demat account completely online on Console. We will alert your nominee(s) over email/SMS if your account becomes dormant after one whole year of inactivity and you do not activate it by […]

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13 Sep 2021
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Coin newsletter #1: Bull market mistakes

In the past year or so, we’ve seen a huge spike in new investors. While, in general, this new breed of investors are more informed than the previous generation, some of them continue to make the same old mistakes. At Zerodha, we spend quite a bit of time educating investors. We constantly share things and […]

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22 Jul 2021
 

Security practices at Zerodha

In light of recent events, we’ve received several questions from our clients about how we ensure the security of your account at Zerodha. We’ve explained the security practices we adhere to in this post. We are extremely cautious and security as a practice is baked into our processes when writing code and when managing our […]

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12 Apr 2021
 

Tax loss harvesting opportunity – FY 20/21

Traders, If you hold stocks or mutual funds in your portfolio that have unrealised losses, you can set off these losses against realised profits on which you have to pay taxes. To do this, you can book the losses, effectively reducing the realised gains and hence also reducing the tax payable. This act of booking […]

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18 Mar 2021
 

Everything you need to know about Rights Entitlements

Rights – A basic overview Before we understand Rights Entitlements, let’s quickly understand what a rights issue is.  In a rights issue, a company gives its existing shareholders the right to buy more of its shares at a discounted price. The rights share being issued by the company may either be a fully-paid share or […]

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16 Mar 2021
 

24th Feb 2021 – When NSE was down for almost the entire trading day.

Today at around 10:06 AM on 24th Feb 2021, NSE exchange feeds for Nifty, Bank Nifty and other indices stopped across all brokerage firms in India. But trading continued until 11:40 AM, after which NSE completely halted trading, with no prior warnings. This was also across all brokerage firms. SEBI has sought a root cause […]

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24 Feb 2021
 

Trading Holidays 2021 – NSE, BSE, MCX

The list of trading holidays for the calendar year 2021 has been announced by BSE. Here’s a one-page list of all trading holidays for NSE & BSE.   Holidays Date Day Republic Day January 26, 2021 Tuesday Mahashivratri March 11, 2021 Thursday Holi March 29, 2021 Monday Good Friday April 02, 2021 Friday Dr.Baba Saheb […]

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10 Dec 2020
 

How to easily file your taxes when trading at Zerodha with Quicko

It’s that time of the year when all of us have to sit down and plan our income tax returns. The last date to file your income tax returns for FY 2019-20 is December 31st, 2020, and traders need to file their Income Tax Returns (ITR) on time. Here’s why: the income tax department has […]

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20 Nov 2020
 

Now gift stocks and ETFs to your friends and loved ones

Hindi: इस पोस्ट को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें। We all have been in situations where we’ve spent several hours searching for the right gift for an occasion. Choosing a meaningful gift is never easy. One of the things we’ve wanted to do at Zerodha for a long time was to make […]

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14 Nov 2020
 

Dark theme & simplified order window on Kite web

Dark theme A dark theme for Kite web has been a much-requested feature for the past several years, and it’s finally here! You can now switch to dark mode on kite.zerodha.com from the “My profile” section as shown in the GIF below. Simplified order window While Kite was built with simplicity in mind, we realised […]

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18 Sep 2020
 

Changes in margin requirements from Sep 1, 2020

There are two major regulatory changes from Sep 1st, 2020: The method of pledging stocks, and Upfront margin requirements (Stocks and F&O on NSE, BSE, MCX) New pledging system Until now, when you pledged stocks as collateral to receive margins for trading F&O, you had to move it from your Demat account to the broker […]

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31 Aug 2020
 

ET Startup of the Year Award & other updates

We just won the Economic Times Startup of the year award for the year 2020. This is the most coveted award in India for new businesses. This would not have been possible without your support and love. So thank you! The award only means that we will try even harder to wow you in terms […]

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25 Aug 2020
 

Kite charts update – Trading from chart & more

We have an exciting update to Kite charts (Chart IQ). Note: If you are facing issues in loading charts please hit Ctrl+Shift+R This update is currently only available on Kite web. Coming soon to the mobile app. Trade from charts Place orders directly on the chart (Kite web). Click and drag them up and down […]

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10 Jul 2020
 

Latest updates — June 2020

We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe in these tough times. While we have been working from home for over 100 days now, but have been hard at work to improve your experience with us. Here are a few of the latest updates we thought you should be aware of. 1. Mandatory […]

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01 Jul 2020
 

Margins on Kite order window

Kite now has one the most requested features — the ability to see the margin required before taking a trade on the order window itself. While the margin calculations are straightforward for equity trades (CNC and MIS) it is tricky when you have multiple open F&O positions and orders, as margins are blocked on the […]

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10 Jun 2020
 

Mandatory TOTP for illiquid risky contracts

There has been a sudden increase in online phishing frauds in India post the lockdown. Check this post to know more about the phishing scam you couple fall prey to when investing in the markets. The phishing scam Fraudsters set up phishing (fake) websites that mimic the look and feel of the login pages of […]

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09 Jun 2020
 

New margin framework for F&O trades

This has been a long time coming, but NSE is finally going live on Monday, June 1st, 2020, with the new margin framework for future and options trades Our F&O margin calculator is updated. Enter sample F&O strategies and see the new margin requirement for yourself. Check this below example of margin required for a […]

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30 May 2020
 

CDSL introduces PIN-based pre-authorisation for selling stocks

Update your Kite mobile app to the latest version to access this new flow. Background When you open an account with us, you are opening a trading account which allows you to buy and sell shares on the stock exchanges (NSE, BSE), and a demat account with a depository (CDSL in our case) where you […]

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26 May 2020
 

We were not down today

Dear traders, If you happened to notice the outcry on social media (we were trending on Twitter India) and breaking news reports by some major media houses saying our systems were down today, but were surprised because you were able to trade smoothly, we are in the same boat as you. We had the highest […]

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13 May 2020
 

Policy change for trading in cash-settled commodities

Update [September 21, 2020]: Since the volatility of the contracts has subsided, the below-mentioned margin changes will not apply. The additional measure will be introduced if we see a change increase in volatility We had recently written this post explaining the Crude Oil fiasco and the risks that commodity brokerage firms in India are exposed […]

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24 Apr 2020
 

Beware of stock tip messages and calls

In the past few years, the scourge of stock tip messages, calls, and websites has become a dangerous nuisance. We’ve been seeing queries from unwitting investors who have invested based on these messages and calls. We are writing this as a cautionary note urging you to not invest or trade based on anonymous and fraudulent […]

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08 Jan 2020