Trading: Basics

What is a Short Call?
A 'Call' option is a financial contract that gives you as a buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy a stock at a specified price at a part...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 9:46 AM
What is share trading and how are shares issued?
A share means ownership in a company and is the smallest unit of ownership a company can offer. A company that is listed on the Stock Exchange can issue sha...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 1:12 PM
What are Futures?
A Futures contract is a type of financial contract where two parties agree to transact a set of financial instruments for Future delivery at a particular pr...
Tue, 30 Mar, 2021 at 7:54 PM
What are Options?
An Option is a contract sold (written) by one person to the other. The contract gives the buyer the right — but not the obligation — to buy (in the case of ...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:37 PM
Can you access historical data from the Upstox mobile app?
Historical data is available for the last 10 years only for Equities. You can access this historical data using the charting tools from the Upstox mobile ap...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 7:49 PM
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To place an order from Charts on Upstox  Web, just right-click on the chart of the stock that you wish to purchase. A drop-down menu with these options will...
Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 at 5:46 PM
What is the difference between a Demat account and a Trading account?
A Trading account is similar to a bank account. An investor or a trader can keep their funds in this particular account. The major differences are that, unl...
Thu, 1 Apr, 2021 at 12:31 PM
What are the different stock market Order Types on Upstox?
The types of orders that you can place on Upstox can be divided into two broad categories: Simple orders and Complex orders. Simple orders types: Li...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:43 PM
What is Synthetic Long Call: Buy Stock, Buy Put?
In this strategy, you purchase a stock because you feel bullish about it. But what if the price of the stock goes down? You wish you had some insurance agai...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 9:48 AM
What are Price Bands and Circuit Breakers?
The NSE and BSE have set price bands for all securities. The price bands serve as boundaries for the trading of the Stock. The Exchange will not accept orde...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 7:37 PM