While all Traders & Investors transact on Stock Exchanges in India such as Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange or on Commodity Exchanges such as Multi Commodity Exchange, they cannot do so directly. Let’s take an example: Mr.Ram is a new Investor. He wishes to buy shares of Reliance. He […]
What is a Discount Brokerage? – Brokerage Charges
In India, traditionally, Brokerage has always been charged as a percentage of the Volume traded by the client. A Discount Broker like Samco however charges a fixed fee per transaction. What is a discount brokerage? Discount brokers are plain vanilla execution services brokers charging a flat fee per order or transaction […]
What is an IPO? Advantages and Disadvantages of an IPO
Definition of IPO An Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the first time that the stock of a private company is offered to the public to purchase. IPO’s are often issued by smaller companies seeking more capital, but they can also be done by large private firms looking to be publically […]
What Are Call Options? Learn Basics of Call Options and Strategies With Examples
What are call options: definition of Call Options? call options in the stock market are a kind of a contract between buyer and seller, where the buyer pays a premium, commonly known as option premium to buy shares at a fixed price, (commonly known as the strike price) on or […]
Exchange Transaction Charges for NSE, BSE and MCX while trading in India
Stock Exchanges in India are privately owned Businesses. As is the objective of any business, stock exchanges also exist to earn profits. Their most significant source of Income comes from the Exchange Transaction Charges. Simply put, the exchange takes a small charge on the turnover from every trader or Investor […]
Why Saving Transaction Cost is Important While Trading in Stock Markets & How is Impacts Your Profits?
The classical Economics theory claims that ‘When cost reduces manifestly, profits increase steadfastly’. There are a lot of costs involved in trading in stock markets, Brokerage is one such cost that is involved in trading and investing in stock markets. When you enter trading as a career, you need to […]
Trading vs Investing: What you Should Focus on?
Before you step into the complex world of stockmarkets and it all starts to make sense to you, you should understand the basic difference between trading and investing. New stock market participants often get confused between trading and investing, end up mixing both and ultimately losing money. Let’s understand […]
What are SEBI Charges on Turnover?
SEBI stands for the Securities & Exchange Board of India. SEBI is the market regulator & is entrusted with ensuring that the Interests of the Investors are safeguarded. More details on the powers & functions entrusted with SEBI can be found on our SEBI Page. What are SEBI Charges? Beginning […]
What is SEBI? Powers, Roles and Functions of SEBI
For every stock market across the world, there is a watchdog which keeps a close eye on the market activities to ensure that the interests of every participant are not impacted by frivolous activities of any other participants. In India, SEBI has been created to ensure that the market activities […]
How to Invest in a Mutual Fund Online & Offline?
You must have seen the advertisement by AMFI and the Tag Line – “Mutual Funds Sahi Hai”, and you’re excited to earn some good money over a period of time with minimal risk and efforts. So, how do you make money work for you while you are asleep? Let’s journey […]