Is Equity Trading Right for Me? (Part 2)

You may have read our previous article "Is Equity Trading Right for Me?” where we outlined the different factors you should consider before taking the plunge as a trader. In this article we will delve a little deeper into the subject, focussing on the role of knowledge in trading. Knowledge plays a vital role in the life of an equity trader. Trading becomes a profitable proposition when you are in a position to make accurate predictions on market behaviour and act accordingly by keeping a tab on trading patterns and trends. Gathering information…Read more »

Should you choose Equity over Mutual Funds?

Investing in mutual funds, investing in equity shares and trading in stocks - all three practices share the common goal of earning a higher return from your savings. However, the manner in which this end is achieved differs greatly in all three cases. A lot depends on your end goal, level of experience and risk appetite. Below, you will find some broadly outlined differences between the three that would help you decide which one is best suited for you. Risk Each individual has a certain disposable income that determines their appetite for taking…Read more »

Dematerialization of Securities

Dear Customer, This is to keep you updated the latest regulatory circulars we would like to inform you that SEBI has mandated dematerialization of securities to be done before December 5th 2018. As per the aforesaid amendment with effect from the said date as mentioned herein, requests for effecting transfer of securities of listed companies shall not be processed unless the securities are held in the demat form with a depository, except in case of transmission or transposition of securities. We request you to click here to read the detailed circular in this regard.…Read more »

Is Equity Trading Right For Me?

Deciding on whether equity trading is the right choice for you depends on a lot of factors, some that are external and others that have more to do with your specific circumstances and what you hope to gain as an equity trader. Having said that, here are some pointers that would give you clarity on whether your profile would suit the challenges of equity trading or not. Time It is a well known fact that only a small percentage of all equity traders make money. Typically, the traders who do earn themselves a…Read more »