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    Traders, Zerodha F&O margin Calculator part of our initiative “Zerodha Margins”  is the first online tool in India that let’s you calculate comprehensive margin requirement...

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    Traders, What is Short Delivery? Equity delivery based trading in India works on a T+2 rolling settlement cycle. What this means is that when you buy shares on, say, Monday (also called T day), you...

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    Traders, Open Interest, MaxPain and Put Call ratio are some of the most misunderstood topics amongst beginner/amateur traders; below is our attempt to simplify these concepts for you: 1.What do you...

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    Update: 2019 Budget, no more STT trap. STT on exercised options to be on intrinsic value from Sep 1st 2019. Check this.  Update: With effect from 31st August 2017, the exchanges have put in place ...

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    Traders, Basu, who works on our dealing desk, thought he had spotted an opportunity. I realized that over the last 15 odd years in the market, I must have had the same discussion with so many peopl...

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    Traders, What is delivery based equity trading? When you buy stocks and hold it overnight, we call it delivery based equity trading. If you buy/sell stocks and exit it before 3.30pm, it is called i...

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    Traders, 1. Pre-market Orders: NSE started the concept of pre-open session a few months back to minimize the volatility of securities during the market opening every day. Between 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM...

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    Traders, In this blog we shall talk about BTST/ATST which stands for Buy Today / Sell Tomorrow or Acquire Today / Sell Tomorrow. This is a facility offered by most of the stock brokers in India (in...

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    Traders, Each one of you when opening a demat account with an online broker would have had to sign a POA (Power of Attorney). Sounds like a very serious document and hence arises a lot of questions...

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    Traders, We have introduced newer platforms since this post was published. Check out this user manual for Kite and Kite explainer videos here. This blog gives you an insight into Cover Orders. Cove...