Being able to read another’s mind whether it is about figuring out if that girl likes you or whether it is to able to act correctly when it comes to taking trading decisions, to many intuition seems like a feat beyond one’s capacity. But what if I told you, that you already could? If you […]
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Dear Patrons, Times are changing! The traditional way of doing business by old-school stockbrokers has been proven unsuccessful in the last few years as a result of industry consolidation among the top players, rising compliance costs and falling brokerage rates. The rise of online stockbroking [...]
Trading mistakes are common and inevitable. As they say, a large part of “experience” is a result of learning from our mistakes. To be a successful and sustainable trader, it is not just important to analyse your performance, but also your feelings and behaviour patterns. Psychology plays a [...]
Stock exchanges around the world introduce rules and regulations from time to time in order to protect and sustain the market activity in the long-run. One such rule is Quantity Freeze. It helps to regulate the flow of orders within a certain specified quantity and avoid flash moves in either [...]
One fine day, Mr. X was holding an ITM (in-the- money) Call Option which he bought a few days ago and his position was going to expire on the same day. He was happy that he’d make handsome profit on the trade and he hence didn’t square off the position assuming it would get expired […]
As a matter of fact, Indians love real estate but the information available about it is largely limited to marketing & promotional material, word of mouth and general observation. Hence, investments made in the sector by individuals is generally not based on factual analysis of demand and [...]
I must say that after reading this book, I am thoroughly convinced that succeeding at micro finance businesses require special kind of skills, the kind that the Founder, Mr. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh possessed. This book is about his journey of creating the most revered Micro Finance business in [...]
The NRI trading community finds it quite difficult to participate in the Indian stock market for various reasons. The pain point begins with the lack of clarity on how to get started and complications surrounding NRE & NRO account. Due to the lack of awareness on the part of both the [...]
What is a Short Delivery? When one takes an intraday position in the equity segment, whether buy or sell, the position has to be squared off on the same day. Imagine if the position couldn’t be squared off due to some reasons, how it will affect the settlement: • Scenario 1 – If you buy [...]
Quarterly settlements in Indian stock markets is an initiative by SEBI to ensure that brokers do not misuse funds or securities kept with them. SEBI introduced this policy of quarterly settlements on 3rd December 2009. This policy insists brokerage firms like us to consider the balances of [...]
Usually, diversification comes at the expense of returns. Although diversification is important to contain risk, beyond a point, it adversely impacts returns. Hence, the 100+ themes in thematic investing are constructed keeping in mind an optimal yet powerful diversification. This is contrary [...]
What is Thematic Investing? Thematic Investing is a futuristic way of investing in the stock markets where you can identify large opportunities or invest in your preferred ideas or current trends without having to do detailed fundamental and technical research on individual stocks. Due to the [...]
Trading and demat account opening process for non-individuals with Fyers is simple and hassle-free. Unlike anywhere else in India, you can now skip unwanted account opening charges for your trading and demat account with us. Fyers has a simple onboarding process to enable you to trade in [...]
A Power of Attorney is a document given at the time of opening a demat account which is widely misunderstood by retail investors. To start, I would remind you that demat account is used as a safe to hold shares electronically. Power of Attorney is a part of documentation when you open a demat [...]
Patrons, To help bring awareness about us, we have devised a unique refer and earn program which will not only help your friends have a better trading / investing experience, but also generate a permanent passive income for you. We thank you for your ever-increasing support which has motivated [...]
With Fyers you can open an Equity & Derivatives trading account and a Demat account (IL&FS). Let me make you familiar with all possible account types. Types of accounts: 1. Trading Account Fyers is a member of National Stock Exchange (NSE). A trading account enables you to trade in [...]
To start trading in the Indian stock markets, a trading and demat account is mandatory; you cannot trade without a Trading and demat account. Therefore, you are required to submit a set of documents along with the account opening application form to get your trading and demat account opened [...]
We live in an evolutionary world where everything changes with time. The stock markets in India has evolved from equity to derivatives to mutual funds and ETFs. Thematic investing is the next step of this evolution. It provides even laymen an opportunity to invest their hard-earned money in the [...]
The following write-up gives you our margin policies which will help you out trading equity intraday, equity delivery, F&O and currency on National Stock Exchange (NSE). Equity Trading: 1. CnC/Delivery – When you take a position & hold the same overnight, it is called as Cash N [...]
Fyers F&O Margin Calculator is India’s one of the best online margin calculator that enables you to calculate extensive margin requirements for futures and option writing/shorting when trading equity and currencies on National Stock Exchange (NSE). At Fyers you get the best margin deals [...]
Dear Traders, Since there are several channels available to withdraw funds from your Fyers Trading Account, I wanted to write a step-by-step guide on how to withdraw funds without getting confused by the additional functionality provided in our trading platforms. Currently, you can withdraw [...]
For the beginners out there and for those who have just opened an account with us, in this post I will guide you how to transfer funds into your trading account using Fyers One. You can transfer money into your account in the following ways: 1. Instant Payment Gateway 2. NEFT / RGTS 3. Cheques [...]
You can get NSE options chain for all the derivative contracts on the exchange. You won’t ever have to visit third party websites to derive the information. This is one of the many advanced features available on Fyers One that makes it the best trading platform in India. What is NSE Options [...]
Before learning how to use our option calculator, it is important you learn some basics about option greeks. The jargon dictionary of options traders, there are words like Delta, theta, Gama and Vega. If you’re not acquainted with these terms, you are missing out for sure. Options greeks are [...]
A Put call ratio is an indicator used to gauge the sentiment in the stock market. Our “Nifty Put Call Ratio Analysis” tool is designed to be a predictive tool to help traders in India. By tracking the put call ratio over a period of time, one can get a sense of which direction the […]
Just as you traders use volumes to detect the potential of stock prices, analysing active futures and options contracts gives you an indication of where the stock prices are going to go in the future. Since the underlying stock has several futures and options contracts analysing why some [...]
Learn how to screen stocks based on technical chart patterns, moving averages, highs and lows and other multiple parameters which can help you refine your trading to a more professional level. Using our EOD Screener, you can filter stocks and save your important time in further analysing [...]
This is one of the most fascinating stories of corporate India. A real life story of one of India’s most highly respected financial brand, HDFC Bank. I came across this book and by the time I was done reading the reviews on the back page, I was hooked. Tamal Badyobadhyay is an engaging writer [...]
Are you tired of using old & rusty trading platforms with limited features? On our trading terminal, you can view more than 10 different types of workspaces which are designed specifically by keeping in mind the different needs of traders and investors in the Indian stock market. These [...]
The world of trading has a lot of variety in terms of opportunities. Due to the vast variety of opportunities that exist in the dynamic mechanism of the stock markets, many different types of trading styles can be applied. It is very important to choose a trading style which suits your [...]
India Index Services & Products Limited (IISL) which is a group company of NSE and India’s leading provider of indices have rebranded all the existing indices. You won’t have to refer to indices on NSE as CNX anymore. NSE has rebranded their indices and now they will all be referred to as [...]
Introduction: Nifty 50 index is a broad-based index consisting of 50 large and liquid stocks listed on National Stock Exchange of India. Since inception, Nifty 50 has been the benchmark index of the Indian stock market. It has always reflected the overall conditions of the Indian stock market [...]
As per the recent NSE Circular, we hope you are aware that NSE is launching weekly options contracts on Nifty Bank (Bank Nifty). NSE wants to use Bank Nifty which is the second highest traded instrument on the exchange to improve the liquidity and volumes. These weekly contracts will be listed [...]
High volume stocks signal that something important is going on within them and it is worth paying attention to. On Fyers One, we have a feature to display stocks whose volumes are unusually high. Often when above-average volumes are traded on the stock exchange, there can be a lot of [...]
As we all know that traders in India have not been able to do forex trading in cross currency pairs legitimately due to RBI regulations. So far, all currency pairs are bench-marked against the Indian Rupee (INR). This has an inherent disadvantage if you want to trade international pairs. The [...]
Intraday trading can be a profitable approach to only if you are equipped with real-time analytics which assist your decision making. Trading is competitive to begin with. So in the absence of realtime analytics you can become extremely handicapped and unable find profitable opportunities.
Resistances & Supports are often used terms by traders during their market forecast using technical analysis. But what are they? Let me explain.
Stock Screeners are very important for traders because it reduces the time taken to arrive at your trading decisions and helps your technical analysis of stocks in a way that can refine your search.
In the last few years, the retail trading community in India has really found a love for options. They are volatile, you can double your money in a day if you get it right and you can buy a truckload of contracts in comparison to futures which require more margin. All great.
Let’s say the stock market went up. Can you look at the ticker, candlestick chart or indicators like MACD and tell how many of the underlying stocks went up to contributed to the rise? The answer is no.
Market Meter is another amazing tool on Fyers One. It is a more customizable version of heat maps and it encompasses far more information to help you in technical analysis. Heat maps provide you quick actionable information on how exactly the stock markets are moving by observing Index [...]
Its common for people to track broad based stock market indices like the Nifty & Sensex. However, there’s more to it than just that. In reality, many indices that comprise different sectors don’t always move in tandem. They may have correlation, but it is important to understand which sectors [...]
The stock markets are always moving and to stay tuned with the action, it is very important to be equipped with the right kind of trading platform. We understand that at any given point in time, there are too many things happening and it can get overwhelming to handle. The question is, In the [...]
Symbol meter is a feature that shows you the movement of stocks within different indices and industry groups. It is similar to heat maps. With this feature you can manually add or subtract stocks from a group to focus on only a select few. For technical analysis of stocks, this is a very useful [...]
Let’s say the stock market today is alive and you want to know what’s going on in in a jiffy. How do you do it? HEAT MAPS. On Fyers One, you have the most dynamic heat map available in the Indian stock market.
In continuation of our previous post on creating watch lists, here you will learn some advanced features. Upon learning how to work with these, you can comfortably create many different kind of watch lists and work spaces on Fyers One.
On Fyers One, watch lists are amazing. It has features that can possibly surpass many professional trading platforms. In this post, I’ll show you the basics of how to create a simple watch list so that you can begin trading. The other advanced features will be covered subsequently later. To [...]
Technical charts are a graphical representation of the prices and volumes in a given period of time. It is probably the easiest way to keep track of the stock markets. Whether it is to trade, invest or simply observe, technical analysis of stocks is the most efficient way to keep yourself [...]
The Net positions window shows you all the trade information that you need to know. If you want to know how much money you’re making or losing, this is where you should be looking. Below is a detailed step by step guide to help you become proficient at using it.
Technical analysis is built on the assumption that that the movement of stock prices have a basis in reality. There are many principles and approaches to analyse and forecast the future of the stock market.
Trade book gives you all the details you need to know about your trades. It gives you additional information about executed trades that are not shown in the order book. For example, if you buy 1000 shares of Asian Paints, it would’ve gotten executed in different lots. This is basically because [...]
An order book is a list of buy and sell orders placed by a trader/investor. It shows all the details and specifications that you will need to analyse and make trading decisions. It is very essential to know how it works. In this post, you’ll learn how to use the order book on Fyers One in a [...]
With record inflows in equity mutual funds in the last 2 years, the question everyone seems to be asking is,” Which are best performing Mutual Funds?” But have the new class of investors who want to know the of these top performing mutual funds,
In this book, George Soros, explains his theory of reflexivity in length and uses the financial markets as a field of example to demonstrate its workings. The first part of the book is dedicated to the theoretic explanation of his theory which is for the most part, very dry and heavy.
This book was first published in 2006 which was considered a period of great prosperity for the stock market around the world. The reputation of hedge funds as the undisputed alternative investment vehicles was established after they survived the Tech bubble crash.
Wisdom comes mainly by experience and not theoretical concepts of trading rules. The author is a well-known industry expert. He extensively interviews extremely successful traders about their life, methods and most memorable experiences in their careers.
The book was first published in 1923, just years before the great depression of 1929. The book is ancient, but it yet remains most relevant today if you want to understand how the stock market functions. It is a fictionalized biography of probably the most famous speculator of the early 1900’s.
Most books written on the subject of hedge funds are either glorifying their success or criticizing their evil nature of some sort. This book is different because Lars Kroijer writes about his own life journey of working at an investment firm
This is a thoroughly informative account of the author’s experiences as he began his career in Solomon Brothers as a bond salesman until he quit his job. The book is written in a very humorous and sometimes cynical style as he describes the office dynamics, greed and arrogance, and events that [...]
If you are relatively new to the financial markets, chances are that technical charts may seem overwhelming at first. This is a great book if you want to learn the logic of technical analysis. It is a written in a very interactive and smooth flowing manner.