How to Open DEMAT Account

How to Open a DEMAT Account Online?

by Devyani Mishra • November 23, 2020

If you want to enter the world of investment, one of the very first things that you will come across is a ‘Demat account’. A Demat account, also known as the Dematerialized account is a type of account for traders which is used to hold shares and securities in electronic format. It is much like […]

Now Pay Zero Account Maintenance Charge on Groww!

by Revati Krishna • November 21, 2020

Greetings Investors! If you are a stock investor on Groww, you may be aware of the quarterly account maintenance charges that Groww levied earlier. We have now decided to waive off account maintenance charges; from Rs.75 per quarter to zero! Read on to find out more on the changes introduced by Groww. What is an […]

Macroeconomic Factors That Influence US Stock Markets

Macroeconomic Factors that Influence US Stock Markets

by Devyani Mishra • November 17, 2020

The stock markets are driven by investor sentiment. But, what impacts the sentiments of investors? If most investors are feeling optimistic about the markets (in general) or a stock (in particular), then they would try to purchase it. On the other hand, if they are pessimistic, they tend to stay away from the stock/markets or […]

An Introduction To Trading Psychology

Introduction to Trading Psychology

by Devyani Mishra • November 12, 2020

When we talk about trading in the stock markets, we tend to focus a lot on charts, analysis, market sentiment, company’s performance, and other external factors. Even when we talk about the skills needed by a trader to be successful, we focus on knowledge and awareness of the markets, analytical ability to read and identify […]

Muhurat trading

Muhurat Trading: Everything You Should Know

by Devyani Mishra • November 10, 2020

The Festival of Lights – Diwali is an auspicious time according to the Hindu calendar. It symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. Like any religious festival, there is a plethora of beliefs, customs, and traditions that surround Diwali. One such tradition is Muhurat trading. Today, we will […]

how to create a day trading plan

How to Create a Day Trading Plan?

by Devyani Mishra • November 5, 2020

Theoretically, intraday trading is all about buying low and selling high – all within the same day. It is about identifying opportunities in the market. These opportunities can be for a particular stock, sector, or the market as a whole. The success of an intraday trader lies in identifying them and taking the right position […]

how are your intraday trades taxed

How Gains from Intraday Trading are Taxed?

by Devyani Mishra • November 3, 2020

If you are planning to start intraday trading, then you need to ensure that you understand the tax treatment of the trades to make informed decisions. While most investments have simple taxation norms, tax on intraday trades involves various aspects. Today, we will offer a detailed guide to help you understand tax on intraday trades. […]

how to choose an ETF

How to Choose an ETF?

by Devyani Mishra • October 28, 2020

An ETF or Exchange Traded Fund is a mutual fund that can be traded on a stock exchange like a share. It is a basket of securities that usually tracks an underlying index. ETFs are usually passively managed funds. They are excellent diversification vehicles and cost-efficient as compared to actively managed mutual funds. If ETFs […]

how are ETFs taxed in India

How are ETFs Taxed in India?

by Devyani Mishra • October 27, 2020

Ever since their launch in India in 2002, Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs have evolved as a popular investment avenue. It is a basket of securities that usually tracks an underlying index and follows the passive investment method. The fund manager does not try to beat the market but replicate the returns offered by the […]

Beginners Guide to Investing in ETFs

Beginner’s Guide to Investing in ETFs in India

by Devyani Mishra • October 24, 2020

Ever since their launch in the USA in 1993, Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs have grown in popularity around the globe. In India, ETFs were launched in 2002 by Benchmark Mutual Fund. The first ETF to be launched in India was Nifty BeES (Nifty Benchmark Exchange-Traded Scheme). While most investors are aware of stocks and […]

An Overview of the Pharma Industry in India

by Groww • October 23, 2020

India is home to around 1.3 billion people or to put it differently, 1/7th of the world’s population. While this is a demographic advantage in many cases, the onus lies on the healthcare industry to maintain the health of the people. Government data says that India’s domestic pharma market turnover reached Rs 1.4 lakh crores, […]

how to read candlestick charts

How to Read Candlestick Charts for Intraday Trading

by Devyani Mishra • October 17, 2020

Intraday trading is a method of investing in stocks where the trader buys and sells stocks on the same day without any open positions left by the end of the day. Hence, intraday traders try to either purchase a share at a low price and sell it higher or short-sell a share at a high […]

major events that shook the US stock markets

Major Events that Shook the US Stock Markets: A Throwback

by Devyani Mishra • October 13, 2020

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns threw the world out of gear and sent economies reeling, resulting in stock market volatility. However, this is not the first time a major event has sent the stock markets in a tizzy. While most historians define a stock market crash as any market day when the […]

intraday trading strategies

Introduction to Intraday Trading Strategies

by Devyani Mishra • October 8, 2020

Many new investors believe that intraday trading is an action-packed way of investing in stocks. However, most successful day traders will tell you that intraday trading is only 10% action. The rest is about waiting and watching. Day trading can be lucrative if traders are capable of leveraging price fluctuations without getting carried away. However, […]

how to pick stocks for intraday trading

How to Select/Pick Stocks for Intraday

by Devyani Mishra • October 6, 2020

Intraday trading is about buying and selling a security on the same day with an attempt to book profits. It is a kind of a market order where you don’t plan to take delivery or fulfill it. In other words, if you place an intraday order to buy shares, you don’t want to buy them […]

Intraday Trading Jargon Simplified

Intraday Trading Jargon Simplified

by Devyani Mishra • October 3, 2020

The Intraday Trading feature is now available on Groww Web, Android app, and iOS app. Check it Out! (Not able to view intraday yet? Update your Groww app) Read More : How to Start Intraday Trading on Groww  Intraday Trading or Day Trading is a way of investing in stocks where the investor buys and […]

What are the risks of Investing in the US Stock Markets

What are the Risks of Investing in the US Stock Markets

by Devyani Mishra • September 30, 2020

Have you ever thought about how many American products we use in our regular lives? Right from gadgets to regular use products like soaps, food items, etc., American goods and services have been occupying an important place in our lives. With thousands of products being used across countries around the globe, the USA is home […]

How to Start Intraday Trading on Groww

by Devyani Mishra • September 28, 2020

By definition, intraday means within the same day. When you place an ‘intraday’ order, you have no intention of fulfilling it and taking delivery. When you place a delivery sell order, the stock is sold either from your Demat or settled against any delivery buy order placed by you, whose delivery is pending.  However, in […]

An Introduction to US Stock Market Indices

An Introduction to US Stock Market Indices

by Devyani Mishra • September 25, 2020

Before you start looking at investment opportunities in the US, it is important to spend some time understanding the way the markets work there and factors that influence them. An essential aspect of understanding the equity market of any country is the list of stock market indices. They act like a measuring gauge that offers […]

Who Regulates US Stock Markets

Who Regulates US Stock Markets?

by Devyani Mishra • September 23, 2020

The stock market is a highly volatile and high-octane arena for investments. When you buy or sell stocks, is there someone watching your back? Protecting you from illegal or suspicious traders trying to make a quick buck by using fraudulent means? Understanding the stock markets and choosing the right stocks to buy is hard work. […]