Today’s Intraday Margin and Exposure

We have increased the intraday exposures for cover and bracket orders in the below segments. Contracts Previous Exposure Current Exposure Previous Margin (Per lot) Current Margin (Per Lot) Equity Cash* 20x 30x Future Index and Stocks – Current month expiry 7x 10x Nifty – 20,000 BankNifty – 18,000 Nifty – 14,000 BankNifty – 12,500 CrudeOil […]

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How is the margin reported to exchange for derivatives trading?

As per the SEBI regulation, exchanges are required to collect margin money for trading in the derivative segments. This is called as initial margin. This margin will have to be deposited upfront on the trading day. Further, unsettled amounts will not be considered for initial margin requirements. The unsettled amounts may be due to: Realized […]

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What is Market protection?

Before we proceed, let’s first understand how a market order works. Market order is an order where we do not specify a price when placing the order. It executes at the current prices available across the market depth to complete the order quantity. This works fine for liquid scrips/contracts in stable markets. However, for illiquid […]

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Number of strike prices available for options trading in CO & BO

The number of strike prices available for trading in options contracts for Cover and Bracket order are as mentioned in the table below. Product Order Type                                No. of strike prices                     […]

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