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Account opening now free under the age of 25

Despite all the headline numbers about Indian markets growing, we’re still quite small. Compared to the pre-pandemic base, we’ve grown tremendously, but there are still just about 9 crore unique investors in India (out of 140 crore people). Thanks to the bull market in the last 4 years, capital markets are more mainstream than ever, […]

Founder & CEO @ Zerodha
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23 Apr 2024
 

Worried about spikes and injections? Do Spreads

Are you worried about intraday spikes, volatility injections, or the fear that operators manipulate the market? Then the best thing for you is to stay away from option trading. But if you still want to try your luck and trade responsibly, you should try fully hedged options strategies such as spreads.

CEO, and co-founder at Sensibull
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23 Apr 2024
 

Robo-advisors are dead, long live robo-advisors

Robo-advisory services were the hottest wealth management trend of the last decade. Most died or were acquired in fire sales. What went wrong? This is a history of robo-advisors and why they failed.

Financial analyst and researcher at Zerodha
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23 Apr 2024
 

Digio – Helping fintech to go paperless

In this episode of From Scratch, the two co-founders of Digio share their startup journey. They were both working on the problem independently when they were introduced to each other through an investor. Together they were able to home in on the key issue – going paperless – at every stage of any transaction.

Consulting producer, Zerodha
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23 Apr 2024
 

HUF: Can it save you taxes? Here are the pros and cons of setting one up

You may have heard that setting up a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) could help save taxes. In this blog, we discuss this in detail. There are fairly low barriers to setting up an HUF—any Hindu (including Jain, Buddhist, and Sikhs) can do so. Only the state of Kerala has abolished the concept of the joint […]

Founder's Office, Zerodha
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20 Apr 2024
 

Introducing instant withdrawals

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

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

Introducing LogicLadder

Climate change is no longer a future event — water scarcity, erratic weather patterns, diminishing wildlife — we are already experiencing the consequences of climate change. Solving any problem starts by acknowledging there is one and finding ways to quantify it. Although the effects of climate change are obvious, it is crucial to measure the […]

Patient capital for Indian fintech, health, and climate startups.
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16 Apr 2024
 

Introducing Amwoodo

We started investing in climate action and health a couple of years ago. At the intersection of the two, there is a large plastic waste problem we want to help solve. The ramifications of plastic waste do not end with the pollution of soil and water bodies; microplastics have even found their way into our […]

Patient capital for Indian fintech, health, and climate startups.
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15 Apr 2024
 

Discover Unclaimed Wealth: Shares and Dividends Owned By Your Ancestors

Humour me. Do this exercise. List the names of five people who participated in the share market in the 1980s or 1990s. Then go to the iepf.gov.in website and click on this link Search those five names in the search box provided. (Note: Provide at least the first and last name. Do not get put […]

Head, Fee Only Investment Advisers, a SEBI registered Investment Advisor
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13 Apr 2024
 

It’s the economy, stupid! 2 slow 2 sedate

With a strong economy and falling inflation, RBI keeps rates where they are. Automobiles don’t sell, services exports fall, but power generation stays robust. And more.

Senior writer at Zerodha
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10 Apr 2024
 

Give me some sunshine; give me some capital

My 20-year-old cousin took a fancy to the stock market recently. I would like to take credit for his excitement, given my employment at Zerodha, but I am aware he is just joining the trading wagon with his friends and social media connections. I am glad that he is curious about concepts. He asks me […]

Content, Zerodha Varsity
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09 Apr 2024
 

Underlining the Underlying Exposure

The RBI requires anyone trading in currency derivatives to have an underlying exposure to forex. It seems many market participants were not aware of this. So, the RBI recently reinforced this requirement through a recent circular. The deadline to ensure that users participating in currency derivatives have an underlying exposure was set at 05 April […]

Content, Zerodha Varsity
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05 Apr 2024
 

Small and Medium REITs Explained: A New Investment Option for Indian Investors

SEBI’s recent regulations on small and medium REITs (SM REITs) have sparked interest among investors who are eager to explore new avenues for real estate investment. After all, real estate is one of the favourite asset classes for Indians. SM REIT (real estate investment trusts) is simply a younger version of the traditional REIT we […]

Personal Finance, Varsity
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03 Apr 2024
 

RBI: Putting the Ex in Forex

Through a recent circular, the RBI pulled the plug on speculative forex derivative trades in India. Until now, any speculator could trade currency derivatives on a stock exchange. This is because disclosing an underlying exposure was not required up to a certain limit. Therefore, currency derivative volumes on the NSE were booming. The prices and […]

Founder, StockViz
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03 Apr 2024
 

Investing in GIFT City: 5 Key Questions Answered

GIFT City is short for Gujarat International Finance Tec-City. Situated close to Ahmedabad, GIFT City facilitates all financial transactions in India using foreign currency (not Indian rupees). Though it is located within India, it is considered a jurisdiction separate from the rest of India. You might wonder what the use of GIFT City is. Countries […]

Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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01 Apr 2024
 

Remembering Danny

Daniel Kahneman made finance more humane and investors more introspective. We all owe him a debt of gratitude for making us look inward.

Financial analyst and researcher at Zerodha
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28 Mar 2024
 

Shipwrecked: Why everything may soon cost more

A new shipping crisis may ripple through global trade. Houthi militants attack ships passing through the Red Sea, while the Panama canal experiences a disruption due to severe drought.

Financial analyst and researcher at Zerodha
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26 Mar 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.

India's largest broker trusted by 1.3+ crore investors.
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22 Mar 2024