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What’s new at Zerodha: June 2024

Over the previous quarter, we launched several cool features to make your trading and investing experience easier. Here are the key feature updates in case you missed them.

India's largest broker trusted by 1.3+ crore investors.
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25 Jun 2024
 

Introducing new fundamentals widget on Kite powered by Tijori

The new Fundamentals widget gives you a quick fundamental snapshot of stocks, ETFs and indices across metrics such as valuations, revenue breakdown by products and geographies, financials, peer comparison, shareholding pattern and much more.

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24 Jun 2024
 

Introducing Solinas Integrity

India’s water supply and sewage systems are crucial for both development and public health. While we often talk about diet and exercise when discussing health, access to clean water is just as important. Unfortunately, our water and sanitation systems have not changed much in decades. Even though some technology is used to monitor these systems, […]

Patient capital for Indian fintech, health, and climate startups.
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21 Jun 2024
 

Indexing the new age

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are becoming mainstream, and seem to be a stable EV ecosystem emerging in India. NSE Indices recently launched the Nifty EV & New Age Automotive Index to track this space. The “New Age” component in the index name is meant to accommodate any new technologies that might come up in the future.  […]

Content, Zerodha Varsity
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20 Jun 2024
 

Introducing Indian Business Class

We are excited to announce the launch of Indian Business Class, dedicated to breaking down Indian businesses in Hindi.

India's largest broker trusted by 1.3+ crore investors.
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19 Jun 2024
 

Receiving money from your NRI relative? How to use it and its taxation

India is one of the top countries with the largest diaspora residing in nations like the UAE, the US, and Saudi Arabia. We all have that one friend or a relative living abroad who regularly sends money back to India for family maintenance, investments, medical care, education, and more. Such inward remittance is governed by […]

Managing Partner, Victoriam Legalis
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14 Jun 2024
 

Same-Weekday Momentum

The paper Da, Zhi and Zhang, Xiao, Same-Weekday Momentum (SSRN) first came out on March 14, 2024 and has raked up quite a bit of interest since then. The authors present an effect where if you formed momentum portfolios by weekday, you end up with better returns than traditional momentum.  For example, to build Monday’s […]

Founder, StockViz
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14 Jun 2024
 

Can India Learn From Japan’s Population De-Growth?

An abandoned village is one where no one lives. Throughout history, people have abandoned their villages for various reasons—the threat of wild animals, flooding, dam-building, forest fires, wars, etc. Today, Japan probably has the highest number of abandoned villages.  The most frequently cited reason I found on the internet is Japan’s declining population. As older […]

Content, Zerodha Varsity
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12 Jun 2024
 

Sucker-punched by history

Catastrophes are unlikely. And yet, unlikely things happen all the time. World War I shows how things can suddenly go horribly wrong.

Financial analyst and researcher at Zerodha
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12 Jun 2024
 

Introducing notes on Kite marketwatch

At any given point in time, you may be tracking multiple stocks for different reasons. Even if you add the stocks on your marketwatch, it’s hard to remember all the reasons why you added them. Now, you can easily add a quick note about why you are interested in a stock right in your marketwatch.

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12 Jun 2024
 

Do more mutual fund units translate to higher returns? 

Recently, a Zerodha Varsity reader came up with an interesting question about direct vs. regular mutual funds. He understands that the return on a direct fund is higher, so buying a direct fund makes sense. But he also feels that one can accumulate more mutual fund units in a regular fund, given that the NAV […]

Personal Finance, Varsity
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11 Jun 2024
 

FY 23-24: I trade from my mother’s demat account. Should I pay taxes?

I have a salary income. I incurred capital gains because I sold some mutual fund units in FY 23-24. I trade once in a while (not a regular trader). I have neither gains nor losses from my trading activity. What ITR form should I use? Individuals with salary and capital gains income are required to […]

Content, Quicko
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07 Jun 2024
 

How Dopamine Affects Your Trading Results

Did you know that a hormone in the human body dictates almost every decision we make in our lives, especially our investing and trading decisions? It’s called dopamine.  Dopamine influences financial decisions by enhancing the perceived value of potential rewards, motivating individuals to take risks for higher gains. It also reinforces past successful financial behaviors, […]

Associate Vice President, PhillipCapital India
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04 Jun 2024
 

Trading options on election results day

The Indian elections are the mother of all events. This is the event with the highest level of uncertainty, as the rising VIX and option prices have been telling us. Every trader’s question is simple: What do you do on this day, and more importantly, what do you not do on this day? Election day […]

CEO, and co-founder at Sensibull
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03 Jun 2024
 

Know Your Fund Manager: Sankaran Naren of ICICI Pru MF

Imagine you are on a flight, and suddenly, the plane hits turbulence. If you’re not familiar with flying and don’t understand why turbulence occurs, you might panic, thinking the plane is in serious trouble. But if you know that turbulence is common and that airplanes are designed to withstand it, you’re more likely to stay […]

Personal Finance, Varsity
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01 Jun 2024