Is Equity Trading Right for me? (Part 5)

In our previous articles, we focussed on how you can use time, technology and knowledge to maximise your profitability. But is that all it takes to succeed in trading? The answer is a big NO!  We’ve all heard that practice makes a man perfect and that is the last piece of the trading puzzle. There are no traders from anywhere around the world who were profitable from the word go. It takes repeated loses and several years of practice before anyone can become consistently profitable. The ability to patiently practice and hone your…Read more »

Is Equity Trading Right for me? (Part 4)

In our previous article ‘Is equity trading right for me?’, we went over how time is crucial for an intraday trader. In this article, we will elaborate on how technology has transformed trading and how you can benefit from it. A few decades ago, trading in India was a complicated affair. Traders would have to analyse the open and close prices of the stocks in the newspaper first thing in the morning and call their brokers present on the floor of the stock exchange to place their orders. By the time the brokers…Read more »

Is Equity Trading Right For Me? (Part 3)

Time and tide wait for no man. Neither does your window of opportunity to place that winning buy order. The time you put into trading might well make the difference to make you successful trader. A profitable trader’s day does not begin at 9:15 AM and end at 3:30 PM. Eminent traders around the world attribute their success to the time they spend on analysing their trades pre and post market hours. In the start of your trading career, it is imperative that you hone your analytical skills. You need to spend time…Read more »

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 »