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    Broker requiring minimum margin for covered call

    Hi all, I want to hold stocks in my demat account and sell calls on it to enhance returns. I want to know which broker allow me to carry this position with minimum margin. To consider an example, consider following two positions Reliance with stock price of [email protected] qty would require cash...
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    Zerodha Annual Charges

    As I understand from Zerodha's website, AMC of Rs. 300 is applicable. I am checking ledger details for the last financial year and I see that AMC charges have been deducted twice as follows: 1) 23/05/2016 JV Being AMC charges for IL&FS Demat account 433.15 2) 29/06/2016 JV Being DP AMC...
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    Is there an upper limit on percentage of futures initial margin required by broker?

    For the past month or so, Interactive broker has arbitrarily raised initial margin requirements on most pharma stocks. Consider the following examples: Symbol----------------Initial margin Requirment AJANTPHARM-------------887684 KSCL----------------------869257.5...
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    Trading futures and options in US and Singapore

    I wish to trade futures and options instruments in US and Singapore. Please let me know if this is possible for me as an individual investor and suggest brokers for the same. If an individual investor is not allowed to trade in these instruments overseas, is it possible to explore this route...
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    Interactive brokers order execution and data issues

    Has anybody else been facing issues with delayed order execution and data feed with Interactive brokers recently?My fill rates have nosedived in the past 3 -4 weeks. To give an example, consider the following image. The sceeenshot is taken at 15:23:11. At the bottom of the image, we can see...
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    sectoral classification of stocks

    I want to classify stocks based on the sectors/industries they are operating in. For example, one of the classification can be PSU banks which shall include Canbk, denabank, sbin, sbbj, iob, sbt and so on. Now I have found a tedious approach to look each companies' related companies in google...
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    Avoid Quarterly settlement for Interactive Brokers

    Interactive brokers has actively started following the quarterly settlement process mandated by SEBI during the last few quarters. I do not keep any positions overnight and they say they are only allowed to keep 2.25 times of initial margin in the trading account on the day of settlement and...
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    Connectivity issues at Zerodha Kite

    Hello, I am considering Zerodha's Kite platform for trading. However, I found the following post at their forum regarding downtime: https://quant.zerodha.com/forum/discussion/326/important-oms-connectivity-issues One of the quotes which concerned me is "You r charging for these Api so I...
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    Placing orders to Zerodha's Kite using C++

    I need help in figuring out how to place orders and do order management with Zerodha's Kite using C++. For the sake of argument, let us assume that I am using Global datafeed's C++ api for retrieving data and I have also written my own logic to generate trade orders along with profit target...
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    Script to download historical financial results from NSE website

    Hello, Does anybody have script to download historical results data from NSE website? (https://www.nseindia.com/corporates/corporateHome.html?id=eqFinResults). What I am trying to do is gather historical financial data for fundamental analysis for all stocks. Coding up scripts to download...
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    Systematic Trading works

    Hello all, I would like to share systematic performance of my model for the last financial year as a tribute to this forum its help. The objective is to reinforce the trading community's faith in the success of systematic trading. I shall not be able to share details of the strategy...
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    Banking results for Q3

    Q3 results for some of the major banking stocks viz. SBIN, PNB, CANBK, BANKBAROD, BANKINDIA have not been announced on the nseindia.com->Corporates->Result Calendar. As I understand, NSE should be notified atleast 7 days in advance before publication of results and results should be posted...
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    Live audio feed of Budget

    Dear all, Does anybody know where can I get live audio feed of India's general budget to be presented on 28th February (i.e. tomorrow). Bandwidth might be an issue. Hence, I would prefer audio feed. If audio feed is not available, video feed will also do. Is http://budgetlive.nic.in/ reliable...
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    How to find if quarterly results will be released during market or after market hours

    Currenlty, earnings season is going on. How do I find out which stocks will have results declared during market hours today? For example, today(13th February), results of IOC and SBIN were declared during market hours but results of RCOM are expected to be announced after hours. Following...
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    News data feed

    Hello Fellow Traders, What are the options to receive live news focused on stocks in India? Something along the lines of NEWS in bloomberg terminal. Any alternatives to RSS feeds? For example, the Infosys results were declared during market hours. How is this news disseminated to the...