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How to start your trading journey November 10 2020Trading and Investing

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How to start Intraday Trading for Beginners in India 

Millennials are driving an interest towards trading and investment in share market. It is getting more popular amongst young millennials. Although before investing in the market one needs to have knowledge and brief idea about how things work in the market. Market is a very complex structure. A complex structure can be simplified by knowledge and a set of process. Here are some points which can help to start a trading journey

9 Steps On How to Start Investing in Share Markets in India

1. Learn One strategy

Investment strategies help investors to decide where and how to invest according to their expected returns, risk appetite, long-term, short-term holdings, retirement age, choice if industry, etc. Investors can learn and formulate their investment plans as per the objective and goals they want to accomplish. Some types of strategies are Passive and Active, Growth Investment, Value Investment, Income Investment, Dividend Growth Investment, etc. One can learn any of these strategies as a beginner to kick start their trading journey.

2. Develop a self-confirmation system

Self-confirmation is more of convincing yourself before investing any amount. Self-confirmation is a trigger to start your trading journey with assurity and confidence to earn profit on applied strategy.

3. Risk management

Every strategy comes along with risks and uncertainties. Risk plays a huge role in every investment because no investor would like to take unnecessary risk and sink in losses. Some types of risk-taking investors are High risk-taking, Moderate risk-taking, and Low risk-taking investors. Risk management means taking minimum risk and cultivating profits, or taking calculated risks in order to avoid huge losses. Once the investor knows to manage the risk, it becomes easier to a step closer to their desired trade and profit.  One can choose whether to take High risks, moderate risks or operate on Low risks.

4. Write Rules

It is very essential to know the rules before starting to trade in the market. Writing down rules to trade will help the investor to have a smooth trading experience. Abiding by the rules and regulations is indispensable to sustain in the market.

5. Back test

In evaluating the feasibility of a trading strategy, traders use Back testing. Back testing reconstructs transactions using historical data instead of using real-time data for the simulations, as traders would use for paper trading. It's to see whether in the past a strategy would have succeeded or not. The entire aim of the test is for traders to understand how their trading risks can be reduced and work to increase profits. If done correctly, positive back testing results can demonstrate that a certain strategy might succeed in the future that will give you more faith in a specific trading model. But if the outcomes are not positive, you can either tweak the strategy or just eliminate it.

6. Modify Rules

The investor can make changes to the rules or the formulated strategies according to the changes in market. Even if a particular share is fundamentally great there are chances that it can change its nature according to the markets flow. Modifying rules is essential according to the market trends.

7. Back test again

The investor has to back test again once the investor makes any modifications to the rules. This will help investors to cope up with the market fluctuations and keep their investments safe.

8. Live trading with small capital

The Investor can start to trade with small capital once he/she is confident enough and has known every possible thing to operate in the market. Trading with small capital will help the investor to gain first-hand experience of live trading and will boost confidence which eventually will help for future trading activities.

9. Start Trading with huge capital

Once the investor has done well with small capital investments, he/she can look up towards investing large capital in the market and analysing the trade.

Open Demat Account with Indira Securities And Start Your Trading 

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1. Stock Brokers can accept securities as margin from clients only by way of pledge in the depository system w.e.f. September 1, 2020.

2. Update your Mobile Number & Email Id with your Stock Broker/ Depository Participant and receive OTP directly from Depository on your Email Id and/ or Mobile Number to create pledge.

3. Pay 20% upfront margin of the transaction value to trade in cash market segment.

4. Investors may please refer to the Exchange's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) issued by NSE vide. Circular No. NSE/INSP/45191 dated: July 31, 2020 and NSE/INSP/45534 and BSE vide Notice No. 20200731-7, dated: July 31, 2020 and 20200831- 45 dated: August 31, 2020 and dated: August 31, 2020 and other guidelines issued from time to time in this regard.

5. Check your Securities/ MF/ Bonds in the Consolidated Account Statement issued by NSDL/ CDSL every month.


  • 9 out of 10 individual traders in equity Futures and Options Segment, incurred net losses.
  • On an average, loss makers registered net trading loss close to ₹ 50,000.
  • Over and above the net trading losses incurred, loss makers expended an additional 28% of net trading losses as transaction costs.
  • Those making net trading profits, incurred between 15% to 50% of such profits as transaction cost

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