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Introducing instant withdrawals

You can now withdraw funds within seconds from your Zerodha account to your primary bank account using the Instant Withdrawal feature.

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30 May 2024
 

Stock trading games & copy trading platforms in India?

Update 28th Oct 2022: This Yourstory article claims that NSE has issued cease and desist notices to stock gaming apps. As we mentioned in this post below, regulations don’t allow the exchange market data feed to be used for any fantasy or gaming app.  Update 21st Apr 2023: NSE published a circular prohibiting the use […]

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25 May 2024
 

What’s new at Zerodha: March 2024

The last quarter was a busy one for us at Zerodha, and we launched several cool features. We have collated all these updates in this post in case you missed any.

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22 Mar 2024
 

Save for your retirement with National Pension System (NPS)

Invest in the National Pension Scheme (NPS) on Coin. NPS is a brilliant option for saving for your retirement as it forces you to invest in a diversified portfolio of equities and debt by default. It’s also one of the cheapest investment options out there and tax-efficient.

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12 Mar 2024
 

Introducing timeline and insights on Console powered by Tijori

If you have a portfolio of stocks, today there is no one place where you can get updates about all the events and developments that affect your investments. This is where the new Timeline and Stock Insight feature on Console, powered by Tijori comes in.

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13 Feb 2024
 

Income tax for traders

Whether you’re a seasoned trader or just starting out, understanding the taxation of trading income can make a significant difference in safeguarding your hard-earned capital. In this article, we’ll delve into the intricacies of income tax for traders, shedding light on how understanding the taxation of trading income can make a significant difference in safeguarding your hard-earned capital.

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03 Feb 2024
 

Invest in Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) on Kite

Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) are issued by the Government of India to raise money for green projects to reduce carbon emissions. You can now invest in SGrBs on Zerodha Kite.

India's largest broker trusted by 1.3+ crore investors.
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01 Feb 2024
 

Income tax for stock market investors

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, understanding the tax implications of your investments is crucial for making informed financial decisions. In this blog post, we’ll help you understand everything about income tax for investors.

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06 Jan 2024
 

2023 at Zerodha

2023 was a busy year for us at Zerodha, with the majority focus on backend and behind-the-scenes changes; be it technology, operations, compliance, or customer support. Our 13th year was dedicated to streamlining, overhauling and refactoring the behind-the-scenes systems, and R&D, paving the way for several new products and features we have in the pipeline.

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01 Jan 2024
 

How to plan your finances with Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

Succession planning is a crucial aspect for any family. There is a plethora of examples around us where proper succession planning wasn’t in place and it complicated and messed up matters. But what if there was a structured framework that not only aids in succession planning but also brings along significant tax benefits? This is […]

India's leading tax platform
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24 Dec 2023
 

Everything about advance taxes

Why should investors and traders pay advance tax? Paying taxes is often seen as an annual ritual during the filing of Income Tax Returns (ITR). In reality, it’s a continuous process, and one aspect of this process that often goes unnoticed is advance taxes. Since the deadline for 3rd instalment of advance tax is approaching […]

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08 Dec 2023
 

An apology for the two consecutive tech issues in the last two months

In the business updates post I shared in August this year, I mentioned how we hadn’t had any large tech issues for a couple of years. Unfortunately, we have had two episodes in quick succession in the last two months, affecting between 5 and 20% of our active customers. As a broker, we have multiple […]

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05 Dec 2023
 

How can traders avoid income tax notices?

Imagine you have diligently filed your Income Tax Return (ITR), well before the deadline, but still receive an income tax notice from the Income Tax Department (ITD). A lot of investors and traders face this situation every year. So we decided to highlight common mistakes that people make while filing their ITR, knowingly or unknowingly. […]

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23 Nov 2023
 

Trading and market holiday calendar 2024 — NSE, BSE and MCX

Here’s the trading/stock market holiday calendar for 2024 for equity and F&O segments. Holiday Date Day Republic Day January 26, 2024 Friday Maha Shivaratri March 08, 2024 Friday Holi March 25, 2024 Monday Good Friday March 29, 2024 Friday Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid) April 11, 2024 Thursday Ram Navami April 17, 2024 Wednesday Maharashtra Day May […]

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15 Nov 2023
 

How to gift stocks, bonds and ETFs and the tax implications

Happy Diwali everyone, if this festive season you are looking to gift something to your loved ones, we think stocks, ETFs, and bonds are the perfect gifts, and they are quite literally gifts that keep on giving. They are also a great way to introduce your loved ones to investing and capital markets and in […]

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10 Nov 2023
 

Introducing Open Interest on TradingView chart and more

Hello, It’s time to unveil one of the most powerful features Sensibull has ever made: the open interest overlay on TradingView charts. Charts and open interest are the most common tools used by traders to identify supports and resistances and get market direction. Till now, on all trading platforms across the board, these were two […]

CEO, and co-founder at Sensibull
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10 Nov 2023
 

Introducing Zerodha Fund House

One of the biggest problems for the Indian markets is the shallow participation. We have about 8 crore demat account holders and 4 crore unique mutual fund investors. If you consider the duplication between both, the total number of investors is maybe about 9-10 crores. If India has to grow, our markets have to expand. […]

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30 Oct 2023
 

Top reasons why Insurance companies deny your claim and what you can do about it

Most people don’t understand health insurance. Even those who do, may not fully understand how to navigate the claims experience. While insurance companies have a whole host of reasons to deny your claim, it doesn’t always mean you’re out of options. At Ditto Insurance we’ve been dealing with health and term insurance policies since 2020. […]

Co-founder at Finshots and Ditto insurance.
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26 Oct 2023
 

Introducing Zero1! by Zerodha

We are happy to announce the launch of Zero1! by Zerodha, a new YouTube channel that aims to have a fun take on finance lessons and education that we have always offered through our educational initiatives. We are building the channel in partnership with LearnApp, our collaborator of many years. LearnApp has extensive experience in […]

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24 Oct 2023
 

What are dark patterns and can they be regulated

Dark patterns are everywhere, these are tricks used by applications and websites to make users do things they don’t want to. They rely on exploiting our behavioural biases and cognitive limitations. We all encounter dark patterns in our daily lives, like making it easy to subscribe but hard to unsubscribe, pre-selecting actions like purchasing insurance, […]

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20 Oct 2023
 

Business updates: 13 years of Zerodha and why we do what we do

We turned 13 on August 15th, another year where my predictions were wrong. As someone once said, the good thing about being a pessimist is that you are either right or pleasantly surprised, and FY22/23 was the latter. There is maybe an investing lesson in this as well; markets are random, and even subject matter […]

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26 Sep 2023
 

Introducing the new Streak Scanner and Technicals Dashboard

  The new Streak Scanner allows you to create and run scans across equities, futures, and options using technical indicators and math operators. You can also discover popular prebuilt scanners. Streak Scanner can now be accessed for free for all our users at https://scanners.streak.tech/ Overview of Streak Scanners: Discover Scanners You can browse pre-built scanners […]

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22 Sep 2023
 

Invest in government bonds and sovereign gold bonds on Kite

An ideal portfolio should have a mix of multiple asset classes like equity, debt, and gold. Diversification helps you reduce risk and behave better. Everybody knows how to get equity exposure, either through stocks or equity mutual funds. But when it comes to debt, most people don’t know all the available options. If you want […]

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12 Sep 2023